Mississippi 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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Mississippi income tax calculation

The Magnolia State is known as the catfish capital of the United States. Unsuprisingly, agriculture and forestry are the two biggest industries in the state. Mississippi’s median household income is $46,637 (2021).

Brief summary of Mississippi state income tax:

  • state income tax rate ranges from 0% to 5%
  • no state-level payroll tax
  • has state-level standard deduction and exemptions
Mississippi United States

From Wikipedia

Calculating your Mississippi 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 is no state-level payroll tax.

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 Single
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er)
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$0 – $5,000 0%
$5,000 – $10,000 4%
$10,000+ 5%
2021 Single
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er)
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$0 – $4,000 0%
$4,000 – $5,000 3%
$5,000 – $10,000 4%
$10,000+ 5%
2020 Single
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er)
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$0 – $1,000 0%
$1,000 – $5,000 3%
$5,000 – $10,000 4%
$10,000+ 5%

State standard deduction

Tax year Filing status Standard deduction amount
2022
2021
2020
Single
Married, Filing Separately
$2,300
Married, Filing Jointly $4,600
Head of Household $3,400

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
$6,000
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $12,000
Dependent(s) $1,500

FAQs

How do I calculate my Mississippi income tax?<br>

Calculate your Mississippi 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 $44000 a year after taxes in Mississippi?

A single Mississippian who earns a $44,000 annual salary, has a total income tax of $8,371.50 and $35,628.50 after-tax income.