Wisconsin 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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Map of Wisconsin, USA

Enter your employment income into the paycheck calculator above to estimate how taxes in Wisconsin, 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 Wisconsin, as it shows you how much income tax you have to pay based on your salary and personal details.

To learn more about Wisconsin, 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 Wisconsin?

The state income tax rate in Wisconsin is progressive and ranges from 3.54% to 7.65% 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 Wisconsin?

The state income tax system in Wisconsin has four different tax brackets. For more details, check out our detail section.

Wisconsin Income Tax Brackets and Other Information

The state income tax system in Wisconsin 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 or head of household see tax rates that range from 3.54% to 7.65%.

For 2022 tax year

Taxable Income (USD)Tax Rate
First 12,7603.54%
From 12,760 to 25,5204.65%
From 25,520 to 280,9505.3%
From 280,950 onwards7.65%

Those that are married filing jointly see the same tax rate range, but have their tax bracket amounts increased.

For 2022 tax year

Taxable Income (USD)Tax Rate
First 17,0103.54%
From 17,010 to 34,0304.65%
From 34,030 to 374,6005.3%
From 374,600 onwards7.65%

On the other hand, those that are 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 8,5103.54%
From 8,510 to 17,0104.65%
From 17,010 to 187,3005.3%
From 187,300 onwards7.65%

Both a state standard deduction and a personal exemption exist and vary depending on your filing status and income. The former phases out and is lowered for high income earners up to certain points where it then goes away completely while the latter is a fixed amount.

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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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