Missouri 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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Missouri income tax calculation

The Show Me State has a diverse economy and low cost of living. Major industries include aerospace, transportation equipment, food processing, and chemicals. The median household income is $63,594 (2021).

Brief summary of Missouri state income tax:

  • state income tax rate ranges from 0% to 5.4%
  • a resident of St. Louis or Kansas City is subjected to 1% local income tax
  • no state payroll tax
  • has state-level standard deduction
  • no state-level exemptions
Missouri United States

From Wikipedia

Calculating your Missouri 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 = 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 payroll tax in Missouri.

State income tax brackets

The income tax in Missouri is based solely on your total taxable income (combined taxable income for married filers) regardless of your filing status.

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 – $108 0%
$108 – $1,088 1.5%
$1,088 – $2,176 2%
$2,176 – $3,264 2.5%
$3,264 – $4,352 3%
$4,352 – $5,440 3.5%
$5,440 – $6,528 4%
$6,528 – $7,616 4.5%
$7,616 – $8,704 5%
$8,704+ 5.4%
2021 Single
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er)
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$0 – $107 0%
$107 – $1,073 1.5%
$1,073 – $2,146 2%
$2,146 – $3,219 2.5%
$3,219 – $4,292 3%
$4,292 – $5,365 3.5%
$5,365 – $6,438 4%
$6,438 – $7,511 4.5%
$7,511 – $8,584 5%
$8,584+ 5.4%
2020 Single
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er)
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$0 – $104 0%
$104 – $1,053 1.5%
$1,053 – $2,106 2%
$2,106 – $3,159 2.5%
$3,159 – $4,212 3%
$4,212 – $5,265 3.5%
$5,265 – $6,318 4%
$6,318 – $7,371 4.5%
$7,371 – $8,424 5%
$8,424+ 5.4%

Local income tax

If you reside in any of the cities below, you are subjected to additional local income tax.

Tax year Filing status City Taxable income Rate
2022
2021
2020
Single
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er)
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
St. Louis Any 1%
Kansas City Any 1%

State standard deduction

Missouri standard deduction is the same as federal standard deduction. For more information, refer to Tax Foundation.

Tax year Filing status Standard deduction amount
2022 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$12,950
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $25,900
Head of Household $19,400
2021 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$12,550
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $25,100
Head of Household $18,800
2020 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$12,200
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $24,400
Head of Household $18,350

State exemptions

You can no longer claim exemption(s) in Missouri.

FAQs

How do I calculate my Missouri income tax?

Calculate your Missouri state 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 = State taxable income
  4. State taxable income × State tax rate = State tax liability

How much is $54000 a year after taxes in Missouri?

A single Missourian takes home $43,120.56 on a $54,000 annual wage.
For a single Missourian Kansas City or St. Louis, the after-tax income is $42,710.06 with a $11,289.94 income tax.