IRS releases updated income tax brackets for 2020


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The IRS on Wednesday released the updated tax brackets for the 2020 filing season, which have been modified to keep pace with inflation.

The 2020 filing season refers to taxes that need to be filed in April 2021.

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Here’s a look at the new rates:

Single filers

  • 10 percent for incomes up to $9,875
  • 12 percent for incomes over $9,875
  • 22 percent for incomes over $40,125
  • 24 percent for incomes over $85,525
  • 32 percent for incomes over $163,300
  • 35 percent for incomes over $207,350
  • 37 percent for incomes over $518,400

Married couples filing jointly

  • 10 percent for incomes up to $19,750
  • 12 percent for incomes over $19,750
  • 22 percent for incomes over $80,250
  • 24 percent for incomes over $171,050
  • 32 percent for incomes over $326,600
  • 35 percent for incomes over $414,700
  • 37 percent for incomes over $622,050

Married individuals filing separately

  • 10 percent for incomes up to $9,875
  • 12 percent for incomes over $9,875
  • 22 percent for incomes over $40,125
  • 24 percent for incomes over $85,525
  • 32 percent for incomes over $163,300
  • 35 percent for incomes over $207,350
  • 37 percent for incomes over $311,025

Additionally, the standard deduction will increase to $24,800 in tax year 2020, a $400 increase, for married taxpayers filing jointly. For single taxpayers, it will rise by $200 to $12,400.

The maximum amount for the Earned Income Tax Credit will rise to $6,660.

The Alternative Minimum Tax exemption will rise to $72,900 (from $71,700) and will begin to phase out at $518,400 (from $510,300). For married taxpayers filing jointly, the exemption will be $113,400 and the phase out will begin at $1,036,800.

 

Source:- foxbusiness

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