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How to Calculate 2017 North Carolina State Income Tax by Using State Income Tax Table

1. Find your income exemptions

2. Find your pretax deductions, including 401K, flexible account contributions ...

3. Find your gross income

4. Check the 2017 North Carolina state tax rate and the rules to calculate state income tax

5. Calculate your state income tax step by step

6. If you want to simplify payroll tax calculations, you can download ezPaycheck payroll software, which can calculate federal tax, state tax, Medicare tax, Social Security Tax and other taxes for you automatically. You can try it free for 30 days, with no obligation and no credt card needed.

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North Carolina State Tax Tables



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2018 North Carolina State Tax Witholding Table
2017 North Carolina State Tax Witholding Table
2016 North Carolina State Tax Witholding Table
2015 North Carolina State Tax Witholding Table
2014 North Carolina State Tax Witholding Table
2013 North Carolina State Tax Witholding Table
2012 North Carolina State Tax Witholding Table
2011 North Carolina State Tax Witholding Table
2010 North Carolina State Tax Witholding Table


IRS released the new 2018 tax tables on Jan 11, 2018. Employers should implement the 2018 withholding tables as soon as possible, but not later than February 15, 2018.

Current ezPaycheck software clients and ezAccounting software clients can download the latest version for free to update 2018 tax tables.

Tax rate used in calculating North Carolina state tax for year 2017

State Abbreviation:

NC

State Tax Withholding State Code:

37

Acceptable Exemption Form:

NC-4

Basis For Withholding:

State Exemptions

Acceptable Exemption Data:

S, M, H / Number of Dependents

TSP Deferred:

Yes

Special Coding:

None

Additional Information:

None



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  • Withholding Formula >(North Carolina Effective 2017)<
    1. Subtract the nontaxable biweekly Thrift Savings Plan contribution from the gross biweekly wages.

    2. Subtract the nontaxable biweekly Federal Health Benefits Plan payment(s) (includes dental and vision insurance program, and flexible spending account - health care and dependent care deductions) from the amount computed in step 1.

    3. Add the taxable biweekly fringe benefits (taxable life insurance, etc.) to the amount computed in step 2 to obtain the adjusted gross biweekly wages.

    4. Multiply the adjusted gross biweekly wages by 26 to obtain the annual wages.

    5. Determine the standard deduction allowance by applying the following guideline and subtract this amount from the annual wages.

    6. If the Employee Is:

      The Standard Deduction Is:

      Single, Married or Qualifying Widow(er)
      $ 8,750
      Head of Household    14,000

    7. Determine the dependent allowance by applying the following guideline and subtract this amount from the result of step 5.

    8. Dependent Allowance = $2,5001 x Number of Dependents
    9. Apply the taxable income computed in step 6 to the following table to determine the North Carolina tax withholding.

    10. Tax Withholding Table
      Single, Married Person, Qualifying Widower and Head of Household

      If the Amount of
      Taxable Income Is:

      The Amount of North Carolina
      Tax Withholding Should Be:


      Over:

      But Not
      Over:

      $        0 and over 5.599% minus $    0.00

    11. Divide the annual North Carolina tax withholding by 26 and round to the nearest dollar to obtain the biweekly North Carolina tax withholding.


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