Important Tax Facts:
-The State of Vermont has both Corporate income tax and personal income tax with maximum rates of 8.50% and 8.75%, respectively. Vermont is also one of the few states that also has an estate tax. Read more below.
The state of Vermont does have an individual income tax. Like most states with income tax, it is calculated on a marginal scale, with four (4) tax brackets. It ranges from 3.35% to 8.75%. The highest bracket of 8.75% starts for income greater than $200,000.
The state of Vermont has a Corporate Tax rate with three (3) tax brackets. It ranges from 6.00% to 8.50%. The highest tax bracket starts at only $25,000. Corporate Tax is only assessed on C Corporation. Other flow-thru entities, such as S-Corps, LLCs and LLPs are not subject to the Corporate Tax.
However, you should be aware that the State of Vermont also has a minimum Corporate Tax that is based on the Gross Receipts of the C Corporations. The minimum Corporate Tax is:
Like many states, Vermont has multiple sales tax rates. One at the state level and another at the local level. The state rate is 6.00% the average local rate is 0.22% (total average rate for Vermont Sales Tax is 6.22%).
The state of Vermont has a flat estate tax of 16%. The first
$2,750,000 million of the estate is exempt from tax.
Payroll (Unemployment Insurance) taxes are paid by business on the behalf of their employees to fund unemployment insurance to the state. It consists of multiple factors. Below is an outline of the most common ones in Vermont –
Vermont has an average cost of opening an LLC. Here are some important facts: