North Dakota Paycheck Calculator

Calculate your take-home pay per paycheck for salary and hourly jobs after federal & North Dakota taxes

Updated for 2024 tax year on Apr 24, 2024

What was updated? 2024 federal/state/local income taxes, FICA, state payroll tax, federal/state standard deduction & state exemptions

Calculation not correct? Request new features?

Calculate your paycheck in these states

AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY DC

Paycheck calculator for North Dakota

Overview of North Dakota

North Dakota has a population of under 1 million (2019) and is home to the KVLY-TV mast, the tallest man-made structure in the Western Hemisphere. The median household income is $61,843 (2017).

Brief summary:

  • the income tax rate ranges from 0% to 2.5%
  • no state-level payroll tax
  • has standard deductions
  • no exemptions
North Dakota United States

Understanding your North Dakota paycheck

Your North Dakota paycheck is shaped by two key players: federal income taxes and FICA taxes. Federal income tax withholding hinges on factors like your income, filing status, and exemptions. FICA taxes support Social Security and Medicare, with employees and employers each chipping in 7.65% pre-tax. For the self-employed, it’s a double-edged sword, as they’re responsible for the entire 15.3% tax, though certain deductions may ease this burden.

Form W-4 is like a decoder ring for your employer, helping them crack the code to determine the appropriate amount of federal income tax to withhold from your paycheck. This form considers your filing status, income, and dependents. Remember to update your W-4 whenever significant life events occur, such as getting married or welcoming a new baby.

Pay attention to your marital status and available pre-tax deductions to chart your financial course. Deductions like 401(k) contributions or Health Savings Account (HSA) deposits come out of your gross pay before taxes, reducing your taxable income and potentially lightening your tax load.

In North Dakota, state income tax rates form a progressive mountain, ranging from 1.10% to 2.90%. As your income ascends, so does your tax rate, making it essential to understand your bracket to plan your financial climb effectively.

North Dakota offers its standard deductions based on your filing status. Leveraging these deductions and exemptions can lower your taxable income and potentially reduce your overall tax liability.

The final frontier of your paycheck odyssey lies in post-tax deductions. After calculating taxes, these deductions are taken from your pay and may include union dues, charitable donations, wage garnishments, or after-tax retirement account contributions. Understanding post-tax deductions empowers you to assess your take-home pay and make well-informed financial decisions accurately.

Calculate your North Dakota paycheck

Calculating your North Dakota state income tax is similar to the steps we listed on our main paycheck calculator page:

  1. Determine your gross income
    • Annual salary
      Annual salary = Gross income
    • Hourly wage
      Hourly wage × Hours worked per day × Days worked per week × Weeks worked per year = Your weekly paycheck
  2. Work out your total federal income tax
    1. Gross income adjusted
      Gross income − Pre-tax deductions = Gross income adjusted
    2. Federal taxable income
      Gross income adjusted − Federal standard/itemized deductions = Federal taxable income
    3. Federal income tax liability
      Federal taxable income × Federal income tax rate = Federal income tax liability
    4. Federal payroll tax liability
      Gross income adjusted × Federal payroll tax rate = Federal payroll tax liability
  3. Calculate your total North Dakota state income tax
    1. State taxable income
      Gross income adjusted − State standard/itemized deductions = State taxable income
    2. State income tax liability
      State taxable income × State income tax rate = State income tax liability
  4. Figure out your net pay
    You need to account for any other deductions such as health insurance, 401(k) contribution, as well as additional withholdings.
    Gross income − (Total income tax liability + Total payroll tax liability + Total pre-tax deductions + Total post-tax deductions + Total withholdings) = Your net pay
  5. Divide your net pay by your pay frequency
    • Daily
      Your net pay / Days worked per week / Weeks worked per year = Your daily paycheck
    • Weekly
      Your net pay / 52 = Your weekly paycheck
    • Bi-weekly
      Your net pay / 26 = Your bi-weekly paycheck
    • Semi-monthly
      Your net pay / 24 = Your semi-monthly paycheck
    • Monthly
      Your net pay / 12 = Your monthly paycheck
    • Quarterly
      Your net pay / 4 = Your quarterly paycheck
    • Semi-annual
      Your net pay / 2 = Your semi-annual paycheck
    • Annual
      Your net pay = Your annual paycheck

State payroll tax

There is no state-level payroll tax.

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
2024
2023
Single $0 - $44,725 0%
$44,725 - $225,975 1.95%
$225,975+ 2.50%
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $0 - $74,750 0%
$74,750 - $275,100 1.95%
$275,100+ 2.50%
Married, Filing Separately $0 - $37,375 0%
$37,375 - $137,550 1.95%
$137,550+ 2.50%
Head of Household $0 - $59,950 0%
$59,950 - $250,550 1.95%
$250,550+ 2.50%
2022 Single $0 - $41,775 1.1%
$41,775 - $101,050 2.04%
$101,050 - $210,825 2.27%
$210,825 - $458,350 2.64%
$458,350+ 2.9%
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $0 - $69,700 1.1%
$69,700 - $168,450 2.04%
$168,450 - $256,650 2.27%
$256,650 - $458,350 2.64%
$458,350+ 2.9%
Married, Filing Separately $0 - $34,850 1.1%
$34,850 - $84,225 2.04%
$84,225 - $128,325 2.27%
$128,325 - $229,175 2.64%
$229,175+ 2.9%
Head of Household $0 - $55,900 1.1%
$55,900 - $144,400 2.04%
$144,400 - $233,750 2.27%
$233,750 - $458,350 2.64%
$458,350+ 2.9%
2021 Single $0 – $40,525 1.10%
$40,525 – $98,100 2.04%
$98,100 – $204,675 2.27%
$204,675 – $445,000 2.64%
$445,000+ 2.90%
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $0 – $67,700 1.10%
$67,700 – $163,550 2.04%
$163,550 – $249,150 2.27%
$249,150 – $445,000 2.64%
$445,000+ 2.90%
Married, Filing Separately $0 – $33,850 1.10%
$33,850 – $81,775 2.04%
$81,775 – $124,575 2.27%
$124,575 – $222,500 2.64%
$222,500+ 2.90%
Head of Household $0 – $54,300 1.10%
$54,300 – $140,200 2.04%
$140,200 – $226,950 2.27%
$226,950 – $445,000 2.64%
$445,000+ 2.90%
2020 Single $0 – $39,450 1.10%
$39,450 – $95,500 2.04%
$95,500 – $199,250 2.27%
$199,250 – $433,200 2.64%
$433,200+ 2.90%
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $0 – $65,900 1.10%
$65,900 – $159,200 2.04%
$159,200 – $242,550 2.27%
$242,550 – $433,200 2.64%
$433,200+ 2.90%
Married, Filing Separately $0 – $32,950 1.10%
$32,950 – $79,600 2.04%
$79,600 – $121,275 2.27%
$121,275 – $216,600 2.64%
$216,600+ 2.90%
Head of Household $0 – $52,850 1.10%
$52,850 – $136,450 2.04%
$136,450 – $220,900 2.27%
$220,900 – $433,200 2.64%
$433,200+ 2.90%

State standard deduction

Tax year Filing status Rate
2024 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$14,600
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $29,200
Head of Household $21,900
2023 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$13,850
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $27,700
Head of Household $20,800
2022 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$12,950
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $25,900
Head of Household $19,400
2021 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$12,550
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $25,100
Head of Household $18,800
2020 Single
Married, Filing Separately
$12,200
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $24,400
Head of Household $18,350

State exemptions

There are no state-level exemptions.

FAQs

What taxes do North Dakotan pay?

The state-level income tax ranges from 0% to 2.5%. There is no additional state-level payroll tax.

How much do you make after taxes in North Dakota?

A married couple who earns $124,000 yearly will take home $102,292.77 after taxes.
For a single filer with an annual income of $62,000, the take-home pay is $51,289.71.

How much taxes are deducted from a $62,000 paycheck in North Dakota?

The total taxes deducted for a single filer are $892.52 monthly or $411.93 bi-weekly.