Washington Income Tax Calculator
Estimate your Washington income tax burden
Updated for 2023 tax year on Dec 8, 2023
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Washington state taxes
Quick Washington tax facts
- State income tax: None
- State payroll tax: 0.6%
- State sales tax: 6.5%
- Property tax: 1.083%
- Gas tax: 49.4 cents per gallon
- Tobacco tax: $3.03 per pack of cigarettes
- Insurance premium tax: 2%
Washington income taxes
Washington is one of the few states that do not levy a state income tax. This makes the state a potentially attractive place for individuals who earn high incomes.
There is a state payroll tax for Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) up to $147,000 taxable annual wage.
As Washington state does not have an income tax, it doesn’t have any standard deductions or personal exemptions at the state level.
Calculate your income tax in Washington
Calculating your Washington state income tax is similar to the steps we listed on our Federal income tax calculator:
- Deduce your state payroll tax liability [Gross income × State payroll tax rate = State payroll tax liability]
State payroll tax
|Tax year||Tax name||Percent of taxable wage||Up to taxable wage|
|2023||Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML)||72.76% of 0.8%||$160,200|
|2021||63.33% of 0.4%||$142,800|
|2020||63% of 0.4%||$137,700|
Washington sales tax
The base state sales tax rate in Washington is 6.5%. However, local jurisdictions impose additional sales taxes, which can result in a combined rate as high as 10.5%.
Washington property tax
Property taxes in Washington State average 1.083% of a property’s assessed value, though the rate varies by county.
Washington capital gains tax
There is currently no specific tax on capital gains in Washington. Capital gains, like all other forms of income, are not subject to taxation at the state level.
Washington gas tax
Washington has a gas tax of 49.4 cents per gallon, which is one of the highest in the country.
Washington tobacco tax
The state tax on a pack of cigarettes in Washington is $3.03. This is in addition to the federal excise tax on cigarettes.
Washington insurance tax
Insurance policies in Washington are subject to a premium tax at a rate of 2.0%.
How do I calculate my Washington income tax?
Calculate your Washington state income tax in just one step.
- Gross income × State payroll tax rate = State payroll tax liability
How much is $71000 a year after taxes in Washington?
The total income tax is $13,312 for a single filer living in Washington. The after-tax income is $57,688.