In the state of California, there are 18 total marginal tax brackets that correspond to yearly earnings within specific income ranges. The tax rate could be anywhere from 1 percent to 18 percent, depending on the income level.Continue Reading
Married Californians typically submit their tax returns jointly, which results in them being placed in a higher bracket than single filers. Tax brackets can change every year.
For example, if someone's yearly income is in the $0 to $7,582 range, they would only have to pay one percent of their income in taxes. With much higher income levels, tax is calculated at a higher rate. High income earners have to play a flat rate tax. If they go over their earning level in that tax bracket, they pay a marginalized percentage above the flat rate.Learn more about Taxes