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Federal Personal Income Taxes
Los Angeles County

Money amounts are in thousands of dollars.

Year Number of Returns Number of Joint Returns Total Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) Total Income Tax Total Tax Liability* Percent of California's Total Federal Tax Liability
2018 4,702,060 1,390,700 $384,088,479 $57,267,818 $61,991,726 24.3%
2017 4,699, 360 1,397,410 $364,557,900 $57,627,895 $61,960,892 24.7%
2016 4,638,710 1,392,630 $336,172,190 $51,967,985 $55,677,867 24.5%
2015 4,644,280 1,402,300 $331,317,036 $51,312,723 $55,026,412 24.6%
2014 4,563,010 1,394,010 $310,538,656 $47,297,511 $50,811,808 24.8%
2013 4,510,530 1,386,980 $284,888,101 $41,792,518 $44,986,207 24.9%
2012 4,452,130 1,380,450 $288,792,866 $40,671,244 $42,869,915 25.1%
2011 4,513,642 1,374,772 $263,676,313 $36,276,707 $37,834,638 25.5%

* "Tax Liability" differs from "Income Tax," in that tax liability includes the taxes from recapture of certain prior-year credits, tax applicable to individual retirement arrangements (IRA's), social security taxes on self-employment income and on certain tip income, advanced earned income payments, household employment taxes, and certain "other taxes" listed in the Form 1040 instructions.

Source: U.S. Internal Revenue Service.

California State Personal Income Taxes
Los Angeles County

Money amounts are in thousands of dollars.

Year Number of Returns Number of Joint Returns Total Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) Total Income Tax Assessed Percent of State's Total Income Tax Assessed
2017 4,433,194 1,354,401 $346,811,236 $19,724,146 22.9%
2016 4,427,106 1,370,633 $322,745,543 $17,44,240 22.6%
2015 4,255,233 1,325,580 $310,621,984 $16,810,162 22.5%
2014 4,188,276 1,325,456 $282,946,347 $14,512,537 22.8%
2013 4,099,191 1,319,600 $267,252,031 $13,466,440 23.2%
2012 4,033,201 1,314,453 $269,387,091 $14,519,899 23.6%
2011 4,014,635 1,310,124 $247,542,840 $11,000,935 24.0%

Source: California State Franchise Tax Board.

Federal Personal Income Taxes by Income Bracket
Los Angeles County, 2018

Money amounts are in thousands of dollars.

Income Bracket Number of Returns Total Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) Total Taxable Income Total Income Tax Total Tax Liability*
All Income Brackets 4,702,060 $384,088,479 $301,451,591 $57,267,818 $61,991,726
Under $1 73,480 -$10,769,347 $0 $10,061 $44,523
$1 - $9,999 549,580 $2,928,144 $32,830 $3,348 $127,458
$10,000 - $24,999 1,020,760 $17,621,155 $3,712,427 $275,473 $761,027
$25,000 - $49,999 1,190,470 $42,913,464 $22,920,727 $1,859,529 $2,300,422
$50,000 - $74,999 627,030 $38,425,457 $26,387,768 $2,717,238 $2,984,511
$75,000 - $99,999 377,410 $32,643,779 $24,306,592 $2,959,131 $3,160,151
$100,000 - $199,999 575,750 $79,168,707 $63,275,584 $9,307,641 $9,774,625
$200,000+ 287,580 $181,157,120 $160,815,663 $40,135,397 $42,839,009

* "Tax Liability" differs from "Income Tax," in that tax liability includes the taxes from recapture of certain prior-year credits, tax applicable to individual retirement arrangements (IRA's), social security taxes on self-employment income and on certain tip income, advanced earned income payments, household employment taxes, and certain "other taxes" listed in the Form 1040 instructions.

Source: U.S. Internal Revenue Service.