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How to Calculate 2017 Mississippi 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 Mississippi state tax rate and the rules to calculate state income tax

5. Calculate your state income tax step by step

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Mississippi State Tax Tables

Tax rate used in calculating Mississippi state tax for year 2017

State Abbreviation:


State Tax Withholding State Code:


Acceptable Exemption Form:


Basis For Withholding:

Federal marital status and number of state exemptions

Acceptable Exemption Data:

S, M / Number of Exemptions

TSP Deferred:


Special Coding:

Determine the Total Number Of Allowances field as follows:

Divide the dollar amount in Item 6 of the state certificate by 100. Multiply the result by 2. (Examples are 120 for $6,000, 190 for $9,500, 240 for >$12,000<)

If no exemptions are claimed, enter 000.

Additional Information:

Determine the Total Number Of Allowances field as follows:

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

  2. Multiply the adjusted gross biweekly wages times 26 to obtain the annual wages.

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

  4. If the Employee Is:

    The Standard Deduction Is:


    $ 2,300



    Head of Household


    Married (Both Spouses Working)


  5. Determine the personal exemption allowance by applying the following guideline and subtract this amount from the result of step 3 to compute at the taxable income.
  6. The exemption allowance is the "Total Amount of Exemption Claimed" entered in Item 6 on the Mississippi tax withholding Form 89-350-98-1 >(Rev4/99)<

  7. Apply the taxable income computed in step 4 to the following table to determine the Mississippi tax withholding.

  8. Tax Withholding Table

    If the Amount of
    Taxable Income Is:

    The Amount of Mississippi
    Tax Withholding Should Be:


    But Not

    Of Excess Over:

    $        0

    $  5,000

    $    0



    $        0








      and over





  9. Divide the annual Mississippi tax withholding by 26 and round to the nearest dollar to obtain the biweekly Mississippi tax withholding.

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