Michigan Income Tax Calculator

Calculate your federal & Michigan income taxes

Updated for 2023 tax year on Jan 01, 2023

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

Unsuprisingly, with the Big Three all headquartered in Detroit, motor manufacturing is the largest industry in the Great Lakes State. The median household income is $64,488 (2021).

Brief summary of Michigan state income tax:

  • state income tax is a flat rate of 4.25%
  • local income tax ranges from 1% to 2.4% for some cities
  • no state-level payroll tax
  • able to claim state exemptions
Michigan United States

From Wikipedia

Calculating your Michigan 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 − (Itemized deductions + Exemptions) = State taxable income]
  4. Figure out your state/local tax liability [State taxable income × State tax rate = State tax liability]
  5. Deduce your state payroll tax liability [Gross income × State payroll tax rate = State payroll tax liability]
  6. Add up all state and local taxes [State tax liability + State payroll tax liability = Total state income taxes]

State payroll tax

There is no state-level payroll tax.

State income tax brackets

Refer to Tax Foundation for more details.

Tax year Filing status Taxable income Rate
2022
2021
2020
Single
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er)
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
Any 4.25%

Local income tax

Tax year City Rate
2022
2021
2020
Albion 1%
Battle Creek 1%
Big Rapids 1%
Benton Harbor 1%
Detroit 2.4%
East Lansing 1%
Flint 1%
Grand Rapids 1.5%
Grayling 1%
Hamtramck 1%
Highland Park 2%
Hudson 1%
Ionia 1%
Jackson 1%
Lansing 1%
Lapeer 1%
Muskegon 1%
Muskegon Heights 1%
Pontiac 1%
Port Huron 1%
Portland 1%
Saginaw 1.5%
Springfield 1%
Walker 1%

State standard deduction

There is no state-level standard deductions.

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 Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$5,000
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $10,000
Dependent(s) $5,000
2021 Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$4,900
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $9,800
Dependent(s) $4,900
2020 Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$4,400
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $8,800
Dependent(s) $4,400

FAQs

How do I calculate my Michigan income tax?

Calculate your Michigan 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 − (Itemized deductions + Exemptions) = State taxable income
  4. State taxable income × State tax rate = State tax liability
  5. Gross income × State payroll tax rate = State payroll tax liability
  6. State tax liability + State payroll tax liability = Total state income tax

How much is $55000 a year after taxes in Michigan?

With an annual salary of $55,000, a single filer will have an income tax of $11,200.50 and be able to bring home $43,799.50.