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California Tax Tables 2016 - Tax Rates and Thresholds in California

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This page contains the tax table information used for the calculation of tax and payroll deductions in California in 2016. These tax tables are used for the tax and payroll calculators published on iCalculator™ US, these tools are provided for your free use on our website. If you would like additional tax table information added to the tax calculators for California or would like to add to or suggest amendments to the information herein then please contact us.

California State Income Tax Tables in 2016

The Income tax rates and personal allowances in California are updated annually with new tax tables published for Resident and Non-resident taxpayers. The Tax tables below include the tax rates, thresholds and allowances included in the California Tax Calculator 2016.

California provides a standard Personal Exemption tax deduction of $ 111.00 in 2016 per qualifying filer and $ 344.00 per qualifying dependent(s), this is used to reduce the amount of income that is subject to tax in 2016.

California Single Filer Standard Deduction

The standard deduction for a Single Filer in California for 2016 is $ 4,129.00.

California Single Filer Tax Tables

California Residents State Income Tax Tables for Single Filers in 2016
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
1%Income from $ 0.000.00to $ 8,223.00
2%Income from $ 8,223.01 to $ 19,495.00
4%Income from $ 19,495.01 to $ 30,769.00
6%Income from $ 30,769.01 to $ 42,711.00
8%Income from $ 42,711.01 to $ 53,980.00
9.3%Income from $ 53,980.01 to $ 275,738.00
10.3%Income from $ 275,738.01 to $ 330,884.00
11.3%Income from $ 330,884.01 to $ 551,473.00
12.3%Income from $ 551,473.01 to $ 1,000,000.00
13.3%Income from $ 1,000,000.01 and above

California Married (Joint) Filer Standard Deduction

The standard deduction for a Married (Joint) Filer in California for 2016 is $ 8,258.00.

California Married (Joint) Filer Tax Tables

California Residents State Income Tax Tables for Married (Joint) Filers in 2016
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
1%Income from $ 0.000.00to $ 16,446.00
2%Income from $ 16,446.01 to $ 38,990.00
4%Income from $ 38,990.01 to $ 61,538.00
6%Income from $ 61,538.01 to $ 85,422.00
8%Income from $ 85,422.01 to $ 107,960.00
9.3%Income from $ 107,960.01 to $ 551,476.00
10.3%Income from $ 551,476.01 to $ 661,768.00
11.3%Income from $ 661,768.01 to $ 1,000,000.00
12.3%Income from $ 1,000,000.01 to $ 1,102,946.00
13.3%Income from $ 1,102,946.01 and above

California Married (separate) Filer Standard Deduction

The standard deduction for a Married (separate) Filer in California for 2016 is $ 4,129.00.

California Married (separate) Filer Tax Tables

California Residents State Income Tax Tables for Married (separate) Filers in 2016
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
1%Income from $ 0.000.00to $ 8,223.00
2%Income from $ 8,223.01 to $ 19,495.00
4%Income from $ 19,495.01 to $ 30,769.00
6%Income from $ 30,769.01 to $ 42,711.00
8%Income from $ 42,711.01 to $ 53,980.00
9.3%Income from $ 53,980.01 to $ 275,738.00
10.3%Income from $ 275,738.01 to $ 330,884.00
11.3%Income from $ 330,884.01 to $ 551,473.00
12.3%Income from $ 551,473.01 to $ 1,000,000.00
13.3%Income from $ 1,000,000.01 and above

California Head of Household Filer Standard Deduction

The standard deduction for a Head of Household Filer in California for 2016 is $ 4,129.00.

California Head of Household Filer Tax Tables

California Residents State Income Tax Tables for Head of Household Filers in 2016
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
1%Income from $ 0.000.00to $ 8,223.00
2%Income from $ 8,223.01 to $ 19,495.00
4%Income from $ 19,495.01 to $ 30,769.00
6%Income from $ 30,769.01 to $ 42,711.00
8%Income from $ 42,711.01 to $ 53,980.00
9.3%Income from $ 53,980.01 to $ 275,738.00
10.3%Income from $ 275,738.01 to $ 330,884.00
11.3%Income from $ 330,884.01 to $ 551,473.00
12.3%Income from $ 551,473.01 to $ 1,000,000.00
13.3%Income from $ 1,000,000.01 and above

California Widower Filer Standard Deduction

The standard deduction for a Widower Filer in California for 2016 is $ 8,258.00.

California Widower Filer Tax Tables

California Residents State Income Tax Tables for Widower Filers in 2016
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
1%Income from $ 0.000.00to $ 16,446.00
2%Income from $ 16,446.01 to $ 38,990.00
4%Income from $ 38,990.01 to $ 61,538.00
6%Income from $ 61,538.01 to $ 85,422.00
8%Income from $ 85,422.01 to $ 107,960.00
9.3%Income from $ 107,960.01 to $ 551,476.00
10.3%Income from $ 551,476.01 to $ 661,768.00
11.3%Income from $ 661,768.01 to $ 1,000,000.00
12.3%Income from $ 1,000,000.01 to $ 1,102,946.00
13.3%Income from $ 1,102,946.01 and above

California State Payroll Deductions in 2016

In compliance with the regulations set forth by California, employers are mandated to adhere to specific payroll deduction requirements. These deductions, essential for ensuring conformity with legal standards, are routinely withheld by employers. It's important to note that these deductions are subject to annual revisions. For the year 2016, the detailed breakdown of California payroll deductions can be found below, reflecting our commitment to both regulatory adherence and transparency.

California State Payroll Deductions in 2016: Rates for Employers and Employees
Social security categoryEmployeeEmployerTotal
State Disability Insurance Tax0.9%0%0.9%
Employment Training Tax0%0.1%0.1%
Unemployment Insurance Tax0%3.4%3.4%
California State Payroll Deductions in 2016: Thresholds for Employers and Employees
Social security categoryEmployeeEmployer
Min. EarningsMax. ContributionMin. EarningsMax. Contribution
State Disability Insurance Taxn/an/an/an/a
Employment Training Taxn/an/an/a$ 7,000.00
Unemployment Insurance Taxn/an/an/a$ 7,000.00

Federal Income Tax Tables in 2016

Federal Single Filer Tax Tables

The federal standard deduction for a Single Filer in 2016 is $ 6,300.00.

The federal federal allowance for Over 65 years of age Single Filer in 2016 is $ 1,550.00

California Residents State Income Tax Tables for Single Filers in 2016
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds (Annual)
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
10%Income from $ 0.000.00to $ 9,275.00
15%Income from $ 9,275.01 to $ 37,650.00
25%Income from $ 37,650.01 to $ 91,150.00
28%Income from $ 91,150.01 to $ 190,150.00
33%Income from $ 190,150.01 to $ 413,350.00
35%Income from $ 413,350.01 to $ 415,050.00
39.6%Income from $ 415,050.01 and above

Federal Married (Joint) Filer Tax Tables

The federal standard deduction for a Married (Joint) Filer in 2016 is $ 12,600.00.

The federal federal allowance for Over 65 years of age Married (Joint) Filer in 2016 is $ 1,250.00

California Residents State Income Tax Tables for Married (Joint) Filers in 2016
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds (Annual)
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
10%Income from $ 0.000.00to $ 18,550.00
15%Income from $ 18,550.01 to $ 75,300.00
25%Income from $ 75,300.01 to $ 151,900.00
28%Income from $ 151,900.01 to $ 231,450.00
33%Income from $ 231,450.01 to $ 413,350.00
35%Income from $ 413,350.01 to $ 466,950.00
39.6%Income from $ 466,950.01 and above

Federal Married (separate) Filer Tax Tables

The federal standard deduction for a Married (separate) Filer in 2016 is $ 6,300.00.

The federal federal allowance for Over 65 years of age Married (separate) Filer in 2016 is $ 1,250.00

California Residents State Income Tax Tables for Married (separate) Filers in 2016
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds (Annual)
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
10%Income from $ 0.000.00to $ 9,275.00
15%Income from $ 9,275.01 to $ 37,650.00
25%Income from $ 37,650.01 to $ 75,950.00
28%Income from $ 75,950.01 to $ 115,725.00
33%Income from $ 115,725.01 to $ 206,675.00
35%Income from $ 206,675.01 to $ 233,475.00
39.6%Income from $ 233,475.01 and above

Federal Head of Household Filer Tax Tables

The federal standard deduction for a Head of Household Filer in 2016 is $ 9,300.00.

The federal federal allowance for Over 65 years of age Head of Household Filer in 2016 is $ 1,550.00

California Residents State Income Tax Tables for Head of Household Filers in 2016
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds (Annual)
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
10%Income from $ 0.000.00to $ 13,250.00
15%Income from $ 13,250.01 to $ 50,400.00
25%Income from $ 50,400.01 to $ 130,150.00
28%Income from $ 130,150.01 to $ 210,800.00
33%Income from $ 210,800.01 to $ 413,350.00
35%Income from $ 413,350.01 to $ 441,000.00
39.6%Income from $ 441,000.01 and above

Federal Widower Filer Tax Tables

The federal standard deduction for a Widower Filer in 2016 is $ 12,600.00.

The federal federal allowance for Over 65 years of age Widower Filer in 2016 is $ 1,250.00

California Residents State Income Tax Tables for Widower Filers in 2016
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds (Annual)
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
10%Income from $ 0.000.00to $ 18,550.00
15%Income from $ 18,550.01 to $ 75,300.00
25%Income from $ 75,300.01 to $ 151,900.00
28%Income from $ 151,900.01 to $ 231,450.00
33%Income from $ 231,450.01 to $ 413,350.00
35%Income from $ 413,350.01 to $ 466,950.00
39.6%Income from $ 466,950.01 and above

California: Federal EITC(Earned Income Tax Credits) Rates and Thresholds in 2016

Note: you must be between the ages of 25 and 65 to claim EITC in 2016 unless you have 1 or more children.

EITC Tables for Unmarried Taxpayers (single and head of household filers) in 2016
ElementNumber of Children
0123
Credit rate7.65%34%40%45%
Earned income amount$ 6,610.00$ 9,920.00$ 13,930.00$ 13,930.00
Maximum credit amount$ 506.00$ 3,373.00$ 5,572.00$ 6,269.00
Phaseout amount threshold$ 8,270.00$ 18,190.00$ 18,190.00$ 18,190.00
7.65%15.98%21.06%21.06%
EITC Tables for Married taxpayers (married filing jointly, Qualifying Widow(er)) in 2016
ElementNumber of Children
0123
Credit rate7.65%34%40%45%
Earned income amount$ 7,840.00$ 11,750.00$ 16,510.00$ 16,510.00
Maximum credit amount$ 506.00$ 3,373.00$ 5,572.00$ 6,269.00
Phaseout amount threshold$ 13,930.00$ 18,190.00$ 18,190.00$ 18,190.00
Phaseout rate7.65%15.98%21.06%21.06%

California: Federal FICA Rates in 2016

California FICA in 2016: Rates for Employers and Employees
FICA categoryEmployeeEmployerTotal
Social Security6.2%6.2%12.4%
Medicare1.45%1.45%2.9%
Additional Medicare0.9%0%0.9%
Federal Unemployment Taxes (FUTA)0%6%6%
California FICA in 2016: Thresholds for Employers and Employees
FICA categoryEmployeeEmployer
Min. EarningsMax. ContributionMin. EarningsMax. Contribution
Social Securityn/a$ 118,500.00n/a$ 118,500.00
Medicaren/an/an/an/a
Additional Medicare$ 200,000.00n/an/an/a
Federal Unemployment Taxes (FUTA)n/an/an/a$ 7,000.00

California: Federal Retirement Plan Thresholds in 2016

Federal Retirement Plan Types and Thresholds in 2016
Retirment Plan typeStandardOver 50 Catch Up
401(k), 403(b), SARSEP, and 457 plans$ 18,000.00$ 6,000.00
SIMPLE plans$ 12,500.00$ 3,000.00

2016 Tax Calculator for California

The 2016 tax rates and thresholds for both the California State Tax Tables and Federal Tax Tables are comprehensively integrated into the California Tax Calculator for 2016. This tool is freely available and is designed to help you accurately estimate your 2017 tax return.

Historic Tax Tables supported for California

The following tax tables are supported by iCalculator™ US as part of the suite of free tax tools available in the US Tax HUB we provide for California.