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Federal Income Tax Table Federal Income Tax Brackets (Tax Year 1987)

Tax Year 1987 / Filed April 1988

Federal - 1988 Single Tax Brackets
Tax Bracket Tax Rate
$0.00+ 15%
$17,850.00+ 28%
Federal - 1988 Married Filing Separately Tax Brackets
Tax Bracket Tax Rate
$0.00+ 15%
$14,875.00+ 28%
Federal - 1988 Married Filing Jointly Tax Brackets
Tax Bracket Tax Rate
$0.00+ 15%
$29,750.00+ 28%
Federal - 1988 Head of Household Tax Brackets
Tax Bracket Tax Rate
$0.00+ 15%
$23,900.00+ 28%

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This page shows's archived Federal tax brackets for tax year 1987. This means that these brackets applied to all income earned in 1987, and the tax return that uses these tax rates was due in April 1988.

Both Federal tax brackets and the associated tax rates were last changed one year prior to 1987 in 1986.

The latest available tax rates are for 2024, and the Federal income tax brackets have been changed since 1987.

1988 Federal Tax Deduction Amounts also maintains an archive of important Federal income tax exemption amounts, including the Federal Standard Deduction, the Federal Personal Exemption, and the Federal Dependent Deduction. The values of these deductions for tax year 1987 are as follows:

Standard Deduction (Single) Standard Deduction (MFJ) Personal Exemption Dependant Exemption
$2,540.00 $3,760.00 $1,900.00 $1,900.00

Federal Income Tax Table 1988 Sources & Citations

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Tax Data Sources:

  1. The Federal tax brackets on this page sourced from the Federal Department of Revenue for 1988. Please contact us if any of our Federal tax data is incorrect or out of date.

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