Maryland 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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Maryland income tax calculation

The Free State has a strong economy with IT, telecommunications, and aerospace and defense as the driving forces. Its median household income is also among the highest in America at $97,332 (2021).

Brief summary of Maryland state income tax:

  • state income tax rate ranges from 2% to 5.75%
  • local income tax for each county
  • no state payroll tax
  • has state-level standard deduction and exemptions
Maryland United States

From Wikipedia

Calculating your Maryland 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 Maryland.

State income tax brackets

Each filer type has different progressive tax rates. Refer to Tax Foundation for more details.

Tax year Filing status Taxable income Rate
2022
2021
2020
Single
Married, Filing Separately
$0 – $1,000 2.00%
$1,000 – $2,000 3%
$2,000 – $3,000 4.00%
$3,000 – $100,000 4.75%
$100,000 – $125,000 5.00%
$125,000 – $150,000 5.25%
$150,000 – $250,000 5.50%
$250,000+ 5.75%
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er)
Head of Household
$0 – $38,770 2.00%
$1,000 – $2,000 3%
$2,000 – $3,000 4.00%
$3,000 – $150,000 4.75%
$150,000 – $175,000 5.00%
$175,000 – $225,000 5.25%
$225,000 – $300,000 5.50%
$300,000+ 5.75%

Local income tax

Tax year County Rate
2022 Allegany 3.05%
Anne Arundel 2.81%
Baltimore City 3.2%
Baltimore County 3.2%
Calvert 3%
Caroline 3.2%
Carroll 3.03%
Cecil 3%
Charles 3.03%
Dorchester 3.2%
Frederick 2.96%
Garrett 2.65%
Harford 3.06%
Howard 3.2%
Kent 3.2%
Montgomery 3.2%
Prince Georges 3.2%
Queen Anne’s 3.2%
Saint Mary’s 3.1%
Somerset 3.2%
Talbot 2.4%
Washington 3%
Wicomico 3.2%
Worcester 2.25%
2021 Allegany 3.05%
Anne Arundel 2.81%
Baltimore City 3.2%
Baltimore County 3.2%
Calvert 3%
Caroline 3.2%
Carroll 3.03%
Cecil 3%
Charles 3.03%
Dorchester 3.2%
Frederick 2.96%
Garrett 2.65%
Harford 3.06%
Howard 3.2%
Kent 3.2%
Montgomery 3.2%
Prince Georges 3.2%
Queen Anne’s 3.2%
Saint Mary’s 3.17%
Somerset 3.2%
Talbot 2.4%
Washington 3.2%
Wicomico 3.2%
Worcester 2.25%
2020 Allegany 3.05%
Anne Arundel 2.5%
Baltimore County 3.2%
Baltimore City 2.83%
Calvert 3%
Caroline 3.2%
Carroll 3.03%
Cecil 3%
Charles 3.03%
Dorchester 2.62%
Frederick 2.96%
Garrett 2.65%
Harford 3.06%
Howard 3.2%
Kent 2.85%
Montgomery 3.2%
Prince Georges 3.2%
Queen Anne’s 3.2%
Saint Mary’s 3%
Somerset 3.2%
Talbot 2.4%
Washington 2.80%
Wicomico 3.2%
Worcester 1.75%

State standard deduction

Tax year Filing status Standard deduction amount
2022
2021
Single
Married, Filing Separately
$2,350
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er)
Head of Household
$4,700
2020 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$2,300
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er)
Head of Household
$4,650

State exemptions

There is state-level exemptions for all type of filers and dependents. Refer to Tax Foundation for more details.

Tax year Filing status Personal exemption amount
2022
2021
2020
Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$3,200
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $6,400
Dependent(s) $3,200

FAQs

How do I calculate my Maryland income tax?

Calculate your Maryland 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 $80000 a year after taxes in Maryland?

In Montgomery County, Maryland, a single filer will take home $57,645.72 with a $22,354.28 income tax on an $80,000 annual income.