# What are the California tax brackets for 2020?

California has nine tax brackets: 1%, 2%, 4%, 6%, 8%, 9.3%, 10.3%, 11.3% and 12.3%. Here are the rates and brackets for the 2021 tax year, which you’ll file in 2022, via the California Franchise Tax Board. The standard deduction in California is \$4,803 for single filers and \$9,606 for married households.

## What are the California tax brackets for 2020?

California has nine tax brackets: 1%, 2%, 4%, 6%, 8%, 9.3%, 10.3%, 11.3% and 12.3%. Here are the rates and brackets for the 2021 tax year, which you’ll file in 2022, via the California Franchise Tax Board. The standard deduction in California is \$4,803 for single filers and \$9,606 for married households.

What are the tax brackets for 2021 in California?

California State Tax: Rates and Who Pays in 2021-2022

• California state tax rates are 1%, 2%, 4%, 6%, 8%, 9.3%, 10.3%, 11.3% and 12.3%.
• The standard deduction for state income taxes in California is \$4,803 (single or married filing separately) and \$9,606 (married filing jointly, qualifying widow/er or head of household).

### What are the California income tax brackets?

As published on Bankrate.com, California’s income tax brackets for 2019 are:

• 1% for taxable income up to \$8,544.
• 2% for taxable income between \$8,545 and \$20,255.
• 4% for taxable income between \$20,256 and \$31,969.
• 6% for taxable income between \$31,970 and \$44,377.
• 8% for taxable income between \$44,378 and \$56,085.

How is California state tax calculated?

California’s base sales tax is 7.25%, highest in the country. That means that, regardless of where you are in the state, you will pay an additional 7.25% of the purchase price of any taxable good.

#### How can I pay less taxes in California?

How Can I Reduce My California Taxable Income?

1. Claim Your Home Office Deduction.
2. Start a Health Savings Account.
5. Claim Military Members Deductions.
6. Donate Stock to Avoid Capital Gains Tax.