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Federal Income Tax Table Federal Income Tax Brackets (Tax Year 1996)
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Tax Year 1996 / Filed April 1997

Federal - 1997 Single Tax Brackets
Tax Bracket Tax Rate
$0.00+ 15%
$24,650.00+ 28%
$59,750.00+ 31%
$124,650.00+ 36%
$271,050.00+ 39.6%
Federal - 1997 Married Filing Separately Tax Brackets
Tax Bracket Tax Rate
$0.00+ 15%
$20,600.00+ 28%
$49,800.00+ 31%
$75,875.00+ 36%
$135,525.00+ 39.6%
Federal - 1997 Married Filing Jointly Tax Brackets
Tax Bracket Tax Rate
$0.00+ 15%
$41,200.00+ 28%
$99,600.00+ 31%
$151,750.00+ 36%
$271,050.00+ 39.6%
Federal - 1997 Head of Household Tax Brackets
Tax Bracket Tax Rate
$0.00+ 15%
$33,050.00+ 28%
$85,350.00+ 31%
$138,200.00+ 36%
$271,050.00+ 39.6%

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This page shows Tax-Brackets.org's archived Federal tax brackets for tax year 1997. This means that these brackets applied to all income earned in 1996, and the tax return that uses these tax rates was due in April 1997.

Federal income tax brackets were last changed one year prior to 1997 for tax year 1996, and the tax rates were previously changed in 1992.

The current tax year is 2019, and the Federal income tax brackets have been changed since 1997.

1997 Federal Tax Deduction Amounts

Tax-Brackets.org 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 1997 are as follows:

Standard Deduction (Single) Standard Deduction (MFJ) Personal Exemption Dependant Exemption
$4,150.00 $6,900.00 $2,650.00 $2,650.00

Federal Income Tax Table 1997 Sources & Citations

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Tax Data Sources:

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