Income taxes in the United States

If you are visiting paycheckguru.com, it means that you have a responsibility to pay federal personal income tax. Either your employer will withhold from your paycheck, or you will have to pay it yourself, but you should know how is it calculated. We’re here to help you to understand the tax rules and to help you to lower the taxes you owe. On paycheckguru.com you’ll find useful tools and detailed explanations on your taxes.

Paycheck Calculator

If you are in the middle of salary negotiation, our paycheck calculator will come handy for you. You can estimate how much your employer will deduct from your paycheck, and how much money you will get with every payment.

Tax Calculator

Our most popular tool can help you to optimize your tax bill, and reduce the taxes you owe. All you have to do is to answer a couple of questions, and our tax calculator will show you how much tax refund you will get.

Withholding Tax Calculator

Check your withholding with our calculator to ensure that the right amount of tax withheld from your paycheck.

Income

Take a look at our list of taxable income to understand which types of revenue is taxable.

Tax Brackets

We have collected the tax brackets and tax rates of the personal income tax for federal and all states.

Filing Status

Filing Status determines how much tax is payable on your taxable income, and also tied to the eligibility for deductions, credits and exemptions.

Deductions

You are eligible to claim some deductions to reduce your taxable income and the amount of tax you owe. Deductions can be standard or itemized deductions, and we’ll help you to figure out which one is better for you.

Credits

A tax credit is a reduction of income tax. You might be eligible to use some of the credits, and we have collected the full list for you.