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Pull out your 1040 for 2000. Look on the back fo the line that says taxable income (after standard or itemized deductions and personal exemptions). If this number is smaller than $43850 you are in the 15% tax bracket. If it is between $43850 and 105950 then you are in the 28% bracket. Your effective rate could be different if you have many credits after the tax is calculated.

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