Virginia Paycheck Calculator

Calculate your take home pay after federal & Virginia 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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Virginia state income tax

Virginia has a population of over 8.5 million (2019) and the state is known the birthplace of a nation, since it was the site of the first permanent English settlement. The median household income is $71,535 (2017).

Brief summary:

  • the income tax rate ranges from 2% to 5.75%
  • no state-level payroll tax
  • has standard deductions and exemptions
Virginia United States

From Wikipedia

Virginia 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 Virginia 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 – (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 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
$0 – $3,000 2%
$3,000 – $5,000 3%
$5,000 – $17,000 5%
$17,000+ 5.75%

State standard deduction

Tax year Filing status Standard deduction amount
2022
2021
2020
Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$4,500
Married, Filing Jointly $9,000

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
2021
2020
Single
Married, Filing Separately
Head of Household
$2,000
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er) $4,000
Dependent(s) $2,000

FAQs

What taxes do Virginian pay?

On top of federal income tax, the residents of Virginia only need to pay state-level income tax ranging from 2% to 5.75%.

How much do you make after taxes in Virginia?

A single filer who earns $72,000 per year will take home $54,283.72.
A married couple with a combined annual salary of $114,000 will take home $88,959.95 after tax.

How much taxes are deducted from a $72,000 paycheck in Virginia?

The total taxes deducted for a single filer are $1473.86 monthly or $680.25 bi-weekly.