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Table 1

Maximum Marginal Tax Rates on Individual Income in the United States

YearTax Rate
1966 70% 
1982 50% 
1987 38% 
1995 39.6% 
2018 37% 
YearTax Rate
1966 70% 
1982 50% 
1987 38% 
1995 39.6% 
2018 37% 

Source: Tax Policy Center, “Historical Highest Marginal Income Tax Rates,” March 22, 2017, http://www.taxpolicycenter.org/statistics/historical-highest-marginal-income-tax-rates.

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