Tax Rate NJ

New Jersey state income tax along with a federal tax is usually withheld from your paycheck as you receive it each pay cycle. While the federal income tax rates are set for each income bracket, NJ state income tax rates do not necessarily align with the federal figures.

The variable income tax rate for New Jersey is determined by NJ state tax legislation. How much income tax that is withheld from your paycheck depends on which tax bracket you fall under. In general the more you make, the more you will be taxed. To find out more about NJ income tax, sales tax, W4 forms, 1040 forms, tax returns, current state tax rates and general New Jersey tax information, click here for the State of New Jersey.

How New Jersey State income tax rates are structured

The tax table below will show in detail the New Jersey state income tax rates by income tax bracket(s). There are 6 income tax brackets for New Jersey.

$0 – $20,0001.40%
$20,001 – $35,0001.75%
$35,001 – $40,0003.50%
$40,001 – $75,0005.25%
$40,001 – $75,0005.25%
$75,001 – $500,0006.37%
over $500,0008.97

Income tax brackets data last updated March 3rd, 2009.

Filing for New Jersey State Income Tax Return

The New Jersey state income tax and federal income tax filing deadline falls on April 15th of every year (but may fall later if April 15th falls on a day when there is no mail service). An increasingly popular option to filing your federal and state income taxes is through the use of the web by e-file. E-file allows you to fill-out and submit all your income tax forms through the federal or state government websites. You can access the New Jersey e-file page here. For any snail mail correspondence, you can contact the New Jersey State Department of Revenue at the address below.

State of New Jersey
New Jersey Division of Taxation
PO Box 281
Trenton, NJ 08695-0281