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Calculate your take home pay after federal & Michigan taxes

Updated for 2023 tax year on Jan 01, 2023

What was updated? 2023 federal FICA, income tax rates & standard deduction

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Michigan state income tax

Michigan has a population of over 9 million (2019) and is widely known as the center of the United States automotive industry, with the Big Three all headquartered in Detroit. The median household income is $54,909 (2017).

Brief summary:

  • the income tax is a flat rate of 4.25%
  • local income tax ranging from 1% to 2.4%
  • no state-level payroll tax
  • able to claim exemptions
Michigan United States

From Wikipedia

Michigan tax year starts from October 01 the year before to September 30 the current year. So the tax year 2022 will start from October 01 2021 to September 30 2022.

Calculating your Michigan 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 [Net income – Adjustments = Adjusted gross income]
  3. calculate your taxable income [Adjusted gross income – (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 is no state-level payroll tax.

State income tax brackets

Refer to Tax Foundation for more details.

Tax year Filing status Taxable income Rate
2022
2021
2020
Single
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er)
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
Any 4.25%

Local income tax

Tax year City Rate
2022
2021
2020
Albion 1%
Battle Creek 1%
Big Rapids 1%
Benton Harbor 1%
Detroit 2.4%
East Lansing 1%
Flint 1%
Grand Rapids 1.5%
Grayling 1%
Hamtramck 1%
Highland Park 2%
Hudson 1%
Ionia 1%
Jackson 1%
Lansing 1%
Lapeer 1%
Muskegon 1%
Muskegon Heights 1%
Pontiac 1%
Port Huron 1%
Portland 1%
Saginaw 1.5%
Springfield 1%
Walker 1%

State standard deduction

There is no state-level standard deductions.

State exemptions

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

Tax year Filing status Personal exemption amount
2022 Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$5,000
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $10,000
Dependent(s) $5,000
2021 Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$4,900
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $9,800
Dependent(s) $4,900
2020 Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$4,400
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $8,800
Dependent(s) $4,400

FAQs

What taxes do Michiganian pay?

Michiganian only need to pay federal income tax and a flat state-level income tax rate of 4.25%.

How much do you make after taxes in Michigan?

The take home pay is $42,599.50 for a single resident in Detroit with an annual income of $55,000.
For a married couple with a combined annual income of $110,000, the take home pay is $85,199.

How much taxes are deducted from a $55,000 paycheck in Michigan?

The total taxes deducted for a single filer are $933.38 monthly or $430.79 bi-weekly.