Georgia Income Tax Calculator

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Updated for 2023 tax year on Jan 01, 2023

What was updated? 2023 federal FICA, income tax rates & standard deduction
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Georgia income tax calculation

The Peach State is considered one of the best state to do business in the United States. The median household income is $61,497 (2021).

Brief summary of Georgia state income tax:

  • state income tax ranges from 1% to 5.75%
  • no local income tax
  • no state-level payroll taxes
  • has state-level standard deduction and exemption
Georgia United States

From Wikipedia

Calculating your Georgia state income tax is similar to the steps we listed on our Federal income tax calculator:

  1. Determine your filing status
  2. Work out your adjusted gross income [Gross income − Retirement contributions = Adjusted gross income]
  3. Calculate your state taxable income [Adjusted gross income − (Standard/Itemized deductions + Exemptions) = State taxable income]
  4. Figure out your state/local tax liability [State taxable income × State tax rate = State tax liability]

State payroll tax

There are no state payroll insurance taxes in Georgia.

State income tax brackets

Single and Married filing separately filers have the same tax rates. Refer to Tax Foundation for more details.

Tax year Filing status Taxable income Rate
2022
2021
2020
Single $0 – $750 1.00%
$750 – $2,250 2.00%
$2,250 – $3,750 3.00%
$3,750 – $5,250 4.00%
$5,250 – $7,000 5.00%
$7,000+ 5.75%
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er)
Head of Household
$0 – $1,000 1.00%
$1,000 – $3,000 2.00%
$3,000 – $5,000 3.00%
$5,000 – $7,000 4.00%
$7,000 – $10,000 5.00%
$10,000+ 5.75%
Married, Filing Separately $0 – $500 1.00%
$500 – $1,500 2.00%
$1,500 – $2,500 3.00%
$2,500 – $3,500 4.00%
$3,500 – $5,000 5.00%
$5,000+ 5.75%

State standard deduction

Married or widow(er) filers have a different standard deduction from other filers. For more information, refer to Tax Foundation.

Tax year Filing status Standard deduction amount
2022 Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$5,400
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $7,100
2021
2020
Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$4,600
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $6,000

State exemptions

You can still claim exemption(s) when filing your income tax in Georgia. Refer to Tax Foundation for more details.

Tax year Filing status Personal exemption amount
2022
2021
2020
Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$2,700
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $7,400
Dependent(s) $3,000

FAQs

How do I calculate my Georgia income tax?

Figure out your Georgia state income tax with the following steps:

  1. Determine your filing status
  2. Gross income − Retirement contributions = Adjusted gross income
  3. Adjusted gross income − (Standard/Itemized deductions + Exemptions) = State taxable income
  4. State taxable income × State tax rate = State tax liability

How much is $56200 a year after taxes in Georgia?

The total income tax for a single filer earning $56200 per annual in Georgia is $12,024.55. The after-tax income is $44,175.45.