Nebraska 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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Nebraska income tax calculation

A huge part of the Cornhusker State’s economy comes from agriculture and cattle production. The median household income is $78,109 (2021) and is above the national median.

Brief summary of Nebraska state income tax:

  • the income tax rate ranges from 2.46% to 6.84%
  • no local income tax
  • no state payroll tax
  • has state-level standard deduction and exemptions
Nebraska United States

From Wikipedia

Calculating your Nebraska 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 Nebraska.

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 Separately
$0 – $3,440 2.46%
$3,340 – $20,590 3.51%
$20,590 – $33,180 5.01%
$33,180+ 6.84%
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $0 – $6,860 2.46%
$6,860 – $41,190 3.51%
$41,190 – $66,360 5.01%
$66,360+ 6.84%
Head of Household $0 – $6,410 2.46%
$6,410 – $32,950 3.51%
$32,950 – $49,200 5.01%
$49,200+ 6.84%
2021 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$0 – $3,340 2.46%
$3,340 – $19,990 3.51%
$19,990 – $32,210 5.01%
$32,210+ 6.84%
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $0 – $6,660 2.46%
$6,660 – $39,990 3.51%
$39,990 – $64,430 5.01%
$64,430+ 6.84%
Head of Household $0 – $6,220 2.46%
$6,220 – $31,990 3.51%
$31,990 – $47,760 5.01%
$47,760+ 6.84%
2020 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$0 – $3,230 2.46%
$3,230 – $19,330 3.51%
$19,330 – $31,160 5.01%
$31,160+ 6.84%
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $0 – $6,440 2.46%
$6,440 – $38,680 3.51%
$38,680 – $62,320 5.01%
$62,320+ 6.84%
Head of Household $0 – $6,020 2.46%
$6,020 – $30,940 3.51%
$30,940 – $46,200 5.01%
$46,200+ 6.84%

State standard deduction

Tax year Filing status Standard deduction amount
2022 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$7,350
Married, Filing Jointly $14,700
Head of Household $10,750
2021 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$7,100
Married, Filing Jointly $14,200
Head of Household $10,450
2020 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$6,900
Married, Filing Jointly $13,800
Head of Household $10,100

State exemptions

There is state-level exemptions for all type of filers and dependents. All exemptions are in the form of tax credits.

FAQs

How do I calculate my Nebraska income tax?

Calculate your Nebraska 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 $60000 a year after taxes in Nebraska?

The take home pay is $46,792.90 for a single Nebraskan with a yearly income of $60,000.