Research & Analysis for Business
and Investment Clients
United States Personal Income Tax vs. Taxable Income
for 2013 (Log Plot)
The graph above plots total taxation vs. taxable income on a logarithmic scale. To assess your tax burden for a given taxable income or filing status, find your taxable income on the horizontal axis and move vertically upwards until your intersect the colored line matching your filing status. From that intersection point, look to the vertical axis labels on the left to find your total taxation. As an example, if you have $100,000 in total taxable income you would pay $21,293 if you file individually, $16,857 if you file married jointly, $21,732 if you file married separately, and $19,502 if you file head of household.