Maine 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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Maine income tax calculation

Nicknamed the Pine Tree State, Maine is one of the least populous state in America. Fishery is one of the bigger industry, as well as agriculture and national resources. The median household income is $71,139 (2021).

Brief summary of Maine state income tax:

  • state income tax rate ranges from 5.8% to 7.15%
  • no local income tax
  • no state payroll insurance taxes
  • has state-level standard deduction and exemption
Maine United States

From Wikipedia

Calculating your Maine 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 taxes in Maine.

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 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$0 – $23,000 5.8%
$23,000 – $54,450 6.75%
$54,450+ 7.15%
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $0 – $46,000 5.8%
$46,000 – $108,900 6.75%
$108,900+ 7.15%
Head of Household $0 – $34,500 5.8%
$34,500 – $81,700 6.75%
$81,700+ 7.15%
2021 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$0 – $22,450 5.8%
$22,450 – $53,150 6.75%
$53,150+ 7.15%
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $0 – $44,950 5.8%
$44,950 – $106,350 6.75%
$106,350+ 7.15%
Head of Household $0 – $33,650 5.8%
$33,650 – $79,750 6.75%
$79,750+ 7.15%
2020 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$0 – $21,850 5.8%
$21,850 – $51,700 6.75%
$51,700+ 7.15%
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $0 – $43,700 5.8%
$43,700 – $103,400 6.75%
$103,400+ 7.15%
Head of Household $0 – $32,750 5.8%
$32,750 – $77,550 6.75%
$77,550+ 7.15%

State standard deduction

Maine standard deduction is tied to the federal standard deduction.

Tax year Filing status Standard deduction amount Phased out for income over
2022 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$12,950 $85,850
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $25,900 $171,700
Head of Household $19,400 $128,750
2021 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$12,550 $83,850
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $25,100 $167,700
Head of Household $18,800 $125,750
2020 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$12,400 $82,900
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $24,800 $165,800
Head of Household $18,650 $124,350

State exemptions

Different from federal income tax, you can still claim exemption(s) in Maine. Refer to Tax Foundation for more details.

Tax year Filing status Personal exemption amount Comment
2022 Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$4,450
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $8,900
Dependent(s) $300 In tax credit
2021
2020
Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$4,300
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $8,600
Dependent(s) $300 In tax credit

FAQs

How do I calculate my Maine income tax?

Calculate your Maine state income tax with the following six 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 $57000 a year after taxes in Maine?

A single filer who earned $57,000 in 2022, will take home $44,877 after a $12,123 income tax