California Income Tax Table California Income Tax Brackets (Tax Year 2018)

Tax Year 2018 / Filed April 2019

Federal Tax Reform: In December 2017, congress passed a sweeping federal income tax overhaul that affects personal income tax rates from tax year 2018 onward. This page shows the new federal tax brackets for tax year 2018, which will apply to personal tax returns filed in April 2019. The full text of the "2017 TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT" can be found here
California - 2019 Single Tax Brackets
Tax Bracket Tax Rate
$0.00+ 1%
$8,809.00+ 2%
$20,883.00+ 4%
$32,960.00+ 6%
$45,753.00+ 8%
$57,824.00+ 9.3%
$295,373.00+ 10.3%
$354,445.00+ 11.3%
$590,742.00+ 12.3%
$1,000,000.00+ 13.3%
California - 2019 Married Filing Jointly Tax Brackets
Tax Bracket Tax Rate
$0.00+ 1%
$17,618.00+ 2%
$41,766.00+ 4%
$65,920.00+ 6%
$91,506.00+ 8%
$115,648.00+ 9.3%
$590,746.00+ 10.3%
$708,890.00+ 11.3%
$1,000,000.00+ 12.3%
$1,181,484.00+ 13.3%

This page shows's archived California tax brackets for tax year 2018. This means that these brackets applied to all income earned in 2018, and the tax return that uses these tax rates was due in April 2019.

California's income tax brackets were last changed one year prior to 2019 for tax year 2018, and the tax rates were previously changed in 2012.

The latest available tax rates are for 2023, and the California income tax brackets have been changed since 2018.

2019 California Tax Deduction Amounts also maintains an archive of important California income tax exemption amounts, including the California Standard Deduction, the California Personal Exemption, and the California Dependent Deduction. The values of these deductions for tax year 2018 are as follows:

Standard Deduction (Single) Standard Deduction (MFJ) Personal Exemption Dependant Exemption
$4,401.00 $8,802.00 $118.00 * $367.00 *

* Note: In California, personal / dependent exemptions are treated as income tax credits rather than tax deductions.

California Income Tax Table 2019 Sources & Citations

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Tax Data Sources:

  1. The California tax brackets on this page sourced from the California Department of Revenue for 2019. Please contact us if any of our California tax data is incorrect or out of date.

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