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How do I find my tax bracket?

August 22, 2012: 6:30 AM ET

How can I find out which tax bracket I'm in? — Joe

Go straight to the source: the Internal Revenue Service. Form 1040-ES, which you can find on, offers a handy table on page 6 to figure out your tax bracket whether you're a single filer, married filing jointly or separately, or head of household. For example, if you are a single filer with an adjusted gross income between $35,351 and $85,650, you can expect to be in the 25% tax bracket — at least for this year. With the Bush-era tax cuts scheduled to expire at the end of this year, it's anyone's guess where income tax rates will be as of January 1.

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