West Virginia Paycheck Calculator

Calculate your take home pay after federal & West Virginia taxes

Updated for 2023 tax year on Jan 01, 2023

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West Virginia state income tax

West Virginia has a population of over 1 million (2019) and is known for scenic mountain beauty and limitless outdoor recreation opportunities. The median household income is $43,469 (2017).

Brief summary:

  • the income tax rate ranges from 3% to 6.5%
  • no state-level payroll tax
  • able to claim state-level exemptions
West Virginia United States

From Wikipedia

West 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 West 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 – (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

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

Tax year Filing status Taxable income Rate
2022
2021
2020
Single
Married, Filing Jointly or Widow(er)
Head of Household
$0 – $10,000 3.00%
$10,000 – $25,000 4.00%
$25,000 – $40,000 4.50%
$40,000 – $60,000 6.00%
$60,000+ 6.50%
Married, Filing Separately $0 – $5,000 3.00%
$5,000 – $12,500 4.00%
$12,500 – $20,000 4.50%
$20,000 – $30,000 6.00%
$30,000+ 6.50%

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
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 West Virginian pay?

The state-level income tax rate ranges from 3% to 6.5%. There is no additional payroll tax.

How much do you make after taxes in West Virginia?

For a single filer with an annual wage of $44,000, the take home pay is $35,418.50.
The take home pay for a married couple with a combined income of $88,000 is $69,892.

How much taxes are deducted from a $44,000 paycheck in West Virginia?

The total taxes deducted for a single filer are $715.13 monthly or $330.06 bi-weekly.