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I won 24,000.oo dollars on a slot machine in conn. usa.They

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I won 24,000.oo dollars on a slot machine in conn. usa.They took out 6,000.00 in federal taxes.Was that enough or not enough that they took out?
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Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Richard replied 6 years ago.

Good afternoon It is the typical amount amount withheld. Whether or not it's enough will depend upon your other income. The marginal tax rates for 2010 are set forth below. If your taxable income when this amount is added results in taxable income at a marginal rate of more than 25%, it wasn't enough; and if less, it was more than enough.


<table border="0" id="wp-table-reloaded-id-3-no-1">Tax BracketSingleMarried Filing Jointly10% Bracket$0 - $8,375$0 - $16,75015% Bracket$8,375 - $34,000$16,750 - $68,00025% Bracket$34,000 - $82,400$68,000 - $137,30028% Bracket$82,400 - $171,850$137,300 - $209,25033% Bracket$171,850 - $373,650$209,250 - $373,65035% Bracket$373,650+$373,650+



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