West Virginia Paycheck Calculator

Easily estimate take home pay after income tax so you can have an idea of what to possibly expect when planning your budget

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Last reviewed on January 29, 2023

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Income Before Tax

Federal Income Tax

State Income Tax

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State Disability Insurance

State Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML)

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State Transit Tax

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Map of West Virginia, USA

Enter your employment income into the paycheck calculator above to estimate how taxes in West Virginia, USA may affect your finances. You'll then get your estimated take home pay, an estimated breakdown of your potential tax liability, and a quick summary down here so you can have a better idea of what to possibly expect when planning your budget.

This paycheck calculator also works as an income tax calculator for West Virginia, as it shows you how much income tax you have to pay based on your salary and personal details.

To learn more about West Virginia, its income tax, and tax brackets, so that you can get a deeper understanding of how your budget and finances may be affected, scroll down to the detail section below!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the income tax rate in West Virginia?

The state income tax rate in West Virginia is progressive and ranges from 3% to 6.5% while federal income tax rates range from 10% to 37% depending on your income. This paycheck calculator can help estimate your take home pay and your average income tax rate.

How many income tax brackets are there in West Virginia?

The state income tax system in West Virginia has five different tax brackets. For more details, check out our detail section.

West Virginia Income Tax Brackets and Other Information

The state income tax system in West Virginia is a progressive tax system. This means that your income is split into multiple brackets where lower brackets are taxed at lower rates and higher brackets are taxed at higher rates. The tax brackets are different depending on your filing status. Those that are filing as single, married filing jointly, or as head of household see tax rates that range from 3% to 6.5%.

For 2022 tax year

Taxable Income (USD)Tax Rate
First 10,0003%
From 10,000 to 25,0004%
From 25,000 to 40,0004.5%
From 40,000 to 60,0006%
From 60,000 onwards6.5%

Those that are filing as married filing separately also see the same tax rate range, but have their tax bracket amounts set to half of those married filing jointly.

For 2022 tax year

Taxable Income (USD)Tax Rate
First 5,0003%
From 5,000 to 12,5004%
From 12,500 to 20,0004.5%
From 20,000 to 30,0006%
From 30,000 onwards6.5%

A state standard deduction exists and varies depending on your filing status. Low income earners with an income under a certain amount are eligible for additional deductions in the form of an income exclusion.

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  • Estimated results are just estimates. They are not a guarantee of future results.
  • While internal calculations are not rounded, all final resultant numbers are rounded normally with numbers ending in 0.5 and above being rounded up.
  • Tax situations vary widely and calculations can get very complex. This paycheck calculator only provides a rough estimate according to the most common scenarios for standard employment income that comes from an employer. If you are self-employed, your taxes might differ.
  • There may be additional deductions, credits, exemptions, allowances, reliefs, etc depending on many factors. Some factors are about your family such as the number of dependents, children, relatives, parents, etc. Other factors may include mortgage payments, property depreciation, charitible donations, additional voluntary retirement contributions, etc. Whether or not you are handicapped and/or disabled may also sometimes be an additional factor.
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