Delaware Paycheck Calculator

Calculate your take home pay after federal & Delaware taxes

Last updated on Aug 24 2021

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Delaware state income tax

Delaware has a population of almost 1 million (2019) and is known for its business-friendly corporation law. As a result, there are more corporate entities formed in Delaware than residents. The median household income is $62,852 (2017).

Brief summary:

  • the income tax rate ranges from 0% to 6.6%
  • no state-level payroll tax
  • has standard deductions and exemptions
  • has a Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
Delaware United States

Delaware fiscal year starts from July 01 the year before to June 30 the current year. So the fiscal year 2021 will start from July 01 2020 to June 30 2021.

Calculating your Delaware state income tax is similar to the steps we listed on our Federal paycheck calculator:

  1. figure out your filing status
  2. work out your adjusted gross income [Total annual income – Adjustments = Adjusted gross income]
  3. calculate your taxable income [Adjusted gross income – (Post-tax deductions + Exemptions) = Taxable income]
  4. understand your tax liability [Taxable income × Tax rate = Tax liability]
  5. determine whether your tax liability is more than your tax credits and withheld
    • Tax liability – (Credits + Withheld) = What you owe or
    • (Credits + Withheld) – Tax liability = Tax refunds

State payroll tax

There is no state-level payroll tax.

Income tax brackets

Each filer type has different progressive tax rates. Refer to Tax Foundation for more details.

Fiscal year Filing status Taxable income Rate
2021
2020
Single
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er)
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$0 – $2,000 0.00%
$2,000 – $5,000 2.20%
$5,000 – $10,000 3.90%
$10,000 – $20,000 4.80%
$20,000 – $25,000 5.20%
$25,000 – $60,000 5.55%
$60,000+ 6.60%

Deductions

Fiscal year Filing status Standard deduction amount
2021
2020
Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$3,250
Married, Filing Jointly $6,500

Exemptions

There is state-level exemptions for all type of filers and dependents. Refer to Tax Foundation for more details.

Fiscal year Filing status Personal exemption amount Comment
2021
2020
Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$110 As tax credit
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $220 As tax credit
Dependent(s) $110 As tax credit

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

Fiscal year Percentage of Federal EITC Refundable
2021
2020
20% No

Child Tax Credit (CTC)

There is no state-level CTC.

FAQs

What taxes do Delawarean pay?

Resident of Delaware only need to pay the state-level income tax which ranges from 0% to 6.6%. There is no additional payroll tax.

How much do you make after taxes in Delaware?

The take home pay for a single filer with an annual wage of $63,000 is $48,530.75.
For a married couple with a combined salary of $126,000, the take home pay after taxes is $96,033.