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2010 Tax Brackets for Head of Households
(Schedule Z)

These tax tables are designed for individuals filing as head of household on their 2010 income tax return. Like the other income tax rates, the head of household rates differ significantly from the previous year.

These tables are effective January 1, 2010, and do not take into account any tax credits, such as the standard deduction, mortgage deductions, etc.

 

 


Single

Joint Married

Married Filing Separate

Head of Household

Trusts

 

 
If Taxpayer's Income Is... Then Estimated Taxes Are...

Between

But Not Over

Base Tax

+ Rate

Of the Amount Over

$0
$11,950
$0
10%
$0
$11,950
$45,550
$1,195.00
15%
$11,950
$45,550
$117,650
$6,235.00
25%
$45,550
$117,650
$190,550
$24,260.00
28%
$117,650
$190,550
$373,650
$44,672.00
33%
$190,550
$373,650
- - - - -
$105,095.00
35%
$373,650

 

 

Example #1

Mona Martin, who is filing as head of household for the first time, has 2010 TAXABLE INCOME of $92,000. Martin's income falls between:

Between

But Not Over

Base Tax

+ Rate

Of the Amount Over

$45,550
$117,650
$6,235.00
25%
$45,550

 

 

 

 

Mona Martin's Estimated Taxes

  = Base Tax + (Rate x Amount Over)
  = $6,235.00 + [.25 x ($92,000 - $45,550)]
  = $6,235.00 + (.25 x $46,450)
  = $6,235.00 + $11,612.50
  = $17,847.50

Assuming she earned the same last year, Mona's total tax dropped $215 over last year (when she was using the 2009 income tax rate table for heads of household).

 


 

 

Example #2

Frank Fenner, the head of his household, has 2010 TAXABLE INCOME of $120,000. Frank's income falls between:

Between

But Not Over

Base Tax

+ Rate

Of the Amount Over

$117,650
$190,550
$24,260.00
28%
$117,650

 

 

 

 

Frank Fenner's Estimated Taxes

  = Base Tax + (Rate x Amount Over)
  = $24,260.00 + [.28 x ($120,000 - $117,650)]
  = $24,260.00 + (.28 x $2,350)
  = $24,260.00 + $658.00
  = $24,918.00

Frank also saved over the previous year, assuming he earned the same. His total tax dropped $365 from last year's tax return (when he was using the 2009 income tax rate table for heads of household).

 

These sample equations do not reflect standard deductions, mortgage deductions, or any other credits that may decrease your estimated taxable income. Use only for 2010 income taxes. The names mentioned in these samples are fictitious and not based on any individual. For illustrative and planning purposes only. For more information, or to review the official tax tables, please download Instructions for Form 1040.

 

 

 

 

 
 
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