North Carolina State tax brackets in 2018

North CarolinaNorth Carolina's tax brackets haven't changed since last year. North Carolina has a flat tax rate of 5.50%.

The combined federal and state marginal tax rate in the highest income range is 42.50%.

The maximum standard deductions in 2018 are $8,750 for single, married filing separately and head of household tax filers, and $17,500 for married filing jointly tax filers.

State exceptions are $0 similarly to the federal exceptions.

2018 North Carolina State tax brackets and tax rates

Taxable income Tax rate
$0 - 5.50%
Taxable income Tax rate
$0 - 5.50%
Taxable income Tax rate
$0 - 5.50%
Taxable income Tax rate
$0 - 5.50%

Combined Federal & North Carolina tax brackets and marginal tax rates 2018

Taxable income Federal rate State rate Combined rate
$0 - $9,525 10.00% 5.50% 15.50%
$9,526 - $38,700 12.00% 5.50% 17.50%
$38,701 - $82,500 22.00% 5.50% 27.50%
$82,501 - $157,500 24.00% 5.50% 29.50%
$157,501 - $200,000 32.00% 5.50% 37.50%
$200,001 - $500,000 35.00% 5.50% 40.50%
$500,001 - 37.00% 5.50% 42.50%
Taxable income Federal rate State rate Combined rate
$0 - $19,050 10.00% 5.50% 15.50%
$19,051 - $77,400 12.00% 5.50% 17.50%
$77,401 - $165,000 22.00% 5.50% 27.50%
$165,001 - $315,000 24.00% 5.50% 29.50%
$315,001 - $400,000 32.00% 5.50% 37.50%
$400,001 - $600,000 35.00% 5.50% 40.50%
$600,001 - 37.00% 5.50% 42.50%
Taxable income Federal rate State rate Combined rate
$0 - $9,525 10.00% 5.50% 15.50%
$9,526 - $38,700 12.00% 5.50% 17.50%
$38,701 - $82,500 22.00% 5.50% 27.50%
$82,501 - $157,500 24.00% 5.50% 29.50%
$157,501 - $200,000 32.00% 5.50% 37.50%
$200,001 - $300,000 35.00% 5.50% 40.50%
$300,001 - 37.00% 5.50% 42.50%
Taxable income Federal rate State rate Combined rate
$0 - $13,600 10.00% 5.50% 15.50%
$13,601 - $51,800 12.00% 5.50% 17.50%
$51,801 - $82,500 22.00% 5.50% 27.50%
$82,501 - $157,500 24.00% 5.50% 29.50%
$157,501 - $200,000 32.00% 5.50% 37.50%
$200,001 - $500,000 35.00% 5.50% 40.50%
$500,001 - 37.00% 5.50% 42.50%

North Carolina State standard deduction 2018

Filing status Standard deduction
Single $8,750
Married, filing jointly $17,500
Married, filing separately $8,750
Head of Household $8,750

North Carolina State Exemption 2018

No available exemption

North Carolina State Dependant exemption 2018