Percentages of U.S. households that paid no income tax, by income level 2018

This statistic shows the percentage of households in the United States that paid no income tax in 2018, by income level. In 2018, about 46.4 percent of U.S. households with an income between 40,000 and 50,000 U.S. dollars paid no income taxes.

Percentage of households in the United States that paid no income tax in 2018, by income level

Cash income level in U.S. dollarsHouseholds that pay income taxHouseholds that don't pay income tax
Less than 10,0000.2%99.8%
10,000 to 20,00010.4%89.6%
20,000 to 30,00027%73%
30,000 to 40,00040%60%
40,000 to 50,00053.6%46.4%
50,000 to 75,00066.6%33.4%
75,000 to 100,00083.3%16.7%
100,000 to 200,00095.5%4.5%
200,000 to 500,00099.2%0.8%
500,000 to 1 million99.4%0.6%
More than 1 million99.8%0.2%
All55.6%44.4%
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Release date

September 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

Tax units (households) with negative incomes are not shown separately but are included in the line for All units.

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