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Updated for 2023 tax year on Jan 01, 2023

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Maine state income tax

Maine is located in the northeasternmost of America and is one of the least populous with a total population of under 1.5 million (2019). Known for cold waters and ample fishery, lobsters are a famous local delicacy. The median household income is $56,277 (2017).

Brief summary:

  • the income tax rate ranges from 5.8% to 7.15%
  • no local income tax
  • no state payroll insurance taxes
  • has standard deduction and exemption
Maine United States

From Wikipedia

Maine tax year starts from July 01 the year before to June 30 the current year. So the tax year 2022 will start from July 01 2021 to June 30 2022.

Calculating your Maine tax year income tax is similar to the steps we outlined on our Federal paycheck calculator:

  1. figure out your filing status
  2. work out your adjusted gross income [Net income – Adjustments = Adjusted gross income]
  3. calculate your taxable income [Adjusted gross income – (Standard/Itemized deductions + Exemptions) = Taxable income]
  4. understand your income tax liability [Taxable income × Income tax rate = Income tax liability]
  5. minus any tax liability, deductions, withholdings [Net income – (Income tax liability + Pre-tax deductions + Post-tax deductions + Withholdings) = Your paycheck]

State payroll tax

There are no state payroll taxes in Maine.

State income tax brackets

Single and Married filing separately filers have the same tax rates. Refer to Tax Foundation for more details.

Tax year Filing status Taxable income Rate
2022 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$0 – $23,000 5.8%
$23,000 – $54,450 6.75%
$54,450+ 7.15%
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $0 – $46,000 5.8%
$46,000 – $108,900 6.75%
$108,900+ 7.15%
Head of Household $0 – $34,500 5.8%
$34,500 – $81,700 6.75%
$81,700+ 7.15%
2021 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$0 – $22,450 5.8%
$22,450 – $53,150 6.75%
$53,150+ 7.15%
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $0 – $44,950 5.8%
$44,950 – $106,350 6.75%
$106,350+ 7.15%
Head of Household $0 – $33,650 5.8%
$33,650 – $79,750 6.75%
$79,750+ 7.15%
2020 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$0 – $21,850 5.8%
$21,850 – $51,700 6.75%
$51,700+ 7.15%
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $0 – $43,700 5.8%
$43,700 – $103,400 6.75%
$103,400+ 7.15%
Head of Household $0 – $32,750 5.8%
$32,750 – $77,550 6.75%
$77,550+ 7.15%

State standard deduction

Maine standard deduction is tied to the federal standard deduction.

Tax year Filing status Standard deduction amount Phased out for income over
2022 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$12,950 $85,850
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $25,900 $171,700
Head of Household $19,400 $128,750
2021 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$12,550 $83,850
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $25,100 $167,700
Head of Household $18,800 $125,750
2020 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$12,400 $82,900
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $24,800 $165,800
Head of Household $18,650 $124,350

State exemptions

Different from federal income tax, you can still claim exemption(s) in Maine. Refer to Tax Foundation for more details.

Tax year Filing status Personal exemption amount Comment
2022 Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$4,450
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $8,900
Dependent(s) $300 In tax credit
2021
2020
Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$4,300
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $8,600
Dependent(s) $300 In tax credit

FAQs

What taxes do Mainer pay?

Mainers only need to pay state income tax, ranging from 5.8% to 7.15%. There are no state payroll taxes. Residents can also claim standard deductions and exemptions.

How much do you make after taxes in Maine?

A single filer in Maine who earns $57,000 per annual, will take home $44,877 after taxes.
Married filers (no dependent) with a combined annual income of $114,000 will get $89,754 after taxes.

How much taxes are deducted from a $57,000 paycheck in Maine?

The total taxes deducted for a single filer are $1010.26 monthly or $466.27 bi-weekly.