Personal Income Tax Rates in NHL Cities

A preliminary introduction to a player’s tax burden.

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There are several financial related considerations for an athlete who is thinking about joining a new team. Other than housing affordability and discretionary lifestyle expenses, income tax rates are a primary factor. The interactive table below provides an initial reference for a single taxpayer who earns the NHL’s average salary.

Keep in mind that this does not recognize a player’s deductions, credits, exemptions, foreign tax considerations and tax owing in other cities, states or provinces. As you are aware, professional athletes have complex tax situations! Speak to us about minimizing your tax burden and keeping more money in your pocket.

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Combined Rate (%)
N/A N/A
Total Tax Paid
N/A N/A
Difference in Tax Paid

Western

Pacific

Anaheim Ducks-California

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$1,202,565
Net Salary
$1,196,435
Average Tax Rate
50.11%

Arizona Coyotes-Arizona

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$1,014,690
Net Salary
$1,385,310
Average Tax Rate
42.28%

Calgary Flames-Alberta

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$1,032,518
Net Salary
$1,367,482
Average Tax Rate
43.02%

Edmonton Oilers-Alberta

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$1,032,518
Net Salary
$ 1,367,482
Average Tax Rate
43.02%

Los Angeles Kings-California

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$1,202,565
Net Salary
$1,196,435
Average Tax Rate
50.11%

San Jose Sharks-California

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$1,202,565
Net Salary
$1,196,435
Average Tax Rate
50.11%

Vancouver Canucks-British Columbia

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$1,075,595
Net Salary
$1,324,405
Average Tax Rate
44.82%

Central

Chicago Blackhawks-Illinois

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$996,769
Net Salary
$1,403,231
Average Tax Rate
41.53%

Colorado Avalanche-Colorado

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$1,017,889
Net Salary
$1,382,111
Average Tax Rate
42.41%

Dallas Stars-Texas

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$906,769
Net Salary
$1,493,231
Average Tax Rate
37.78%

Minnesota Wild-Minnesota

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$1,138,985
Net Salary
$1,261,015
Average Tax Rate
47.46%

Nashville Predators-Tennessee

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$906,769
Net Salary
$1,493,231
Average Tax Rate
37.78%

St. Louis Blues-Missouri

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$1,075,059
Net Salary
$1,324,941
Average Tax Rate
44.79%

Winnipeg Jets-Manitoba

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$1,096,191
Net Salary
$1,303,809
Average Tax Rate
45.67%

Eastern

Metropolitan

Carolina Hurricanes-North Carolina

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$1,044,769
Net Salary
$1,355,231
Average Tax Rate
43.53%

Columbus Blue Jackets-Ohio

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$1,092,171
Net Salary
$1,307,829
Average Tax Rate
45.51%

New Jersey Devils-New Jersey

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$1,106,923
Net Salary
$1,293,077
Average Tax Rate
46.12%

New York Islanders-New York

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$1,097,882
Net Salary
$1,302,118
Average Tax Rate
45.75%

New York Rangers-New York

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$1,189,394
Net Salary
$1,210,606
Average Tax Rate
49.56%

Philadelphia Flyers-Pennsylvania

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$1,074,294
Net Salary
$1,325,706
Average Tax Rate
44.76%

Pittsburgh Penguins-Pennsylvania

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$1,052,449
Net Salary
$1,347,551
Average Tax Rate
43.85%

Washington Capitals-DC

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$1,044,512
Net Salary
$1,355,488
Average Tax Rate
43.52%

Atlantic

Boston Bruins-Massachusetts

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$1,030,369
Net Salary
$1,369,631
Average Tax Rate
42.93%

Buffalo Sabres-New York

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$1,097,882
Net Salary
$1,302,118
Average Tax Rate
45.75%

Detroit Red Wings-Michigan

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$1,066,369
Net Salary
$1,333,631
Average Tax Rate
44.43%

Florida Panthers-Florida

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$906,769
Net Salary
$1,493,231
Average Tax Rate
37.78%

Montreal Canadiens-Quebec

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$1,181,023
Net Salary
$1,218,977
Average Tax Rate
49.21%

Ottawa Senators-Ontario

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$1,162,366
Net Salary
$1,237,634
Average Tax Rate
48.43%

Tampa Bay Lighting-Florida

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$906,769
Net Salary
$1,493,231
Average Tax Rate
37.78%

Toronto Maple Leafs-Ontario

N/A
$2,400,000
Income Tax Paid
$1,162,366
Net Salary
$1,237,634
Average Tax Rate
48.43%