Top Jackpots
Latest Winning Numbers
Mega Millions
19 May 2015

10
12
21
29
65
10

PowerBall
20 May 2015

1
12
28
35
44
25

California Super Lotto
20 May 2015

1
4
11
22
29
20

Euro Millions
19 May 2015

26
30
31
35
37
8
11

Michigan Lottery
20 May 2015

7
17
23
28
34
38

Florida Lotto
20 May 2015

5
19
20
27
29
53

New York Lottery
20 May 2015

5
8
18
36
48
53
38

What Taxes Do I Pay On Lottery Winnings?

Mega Millions Logo ImageFollowing your lotto winning players will need to pay both state and federal taxes. In some states there no state taxes on lottery winnings while in the others there is no state income tax at all. Information on state and federal taxes is summarized in the table below.

Mega Millions
Lottery Name

Lottery Winnings State Tax

Lottery Winnings Federal Tax

California Lottery No state tax 25% federal tax
Georgia Lottery 6% state tax 25% federal tax
Illinois Lottery 3% state tax 25% federal tax
Maryland Lottery 7.75% for state and local;
6% for non-Maryland residents
25% federal tax
Massachusetts Lottery 5% state tax 25% federal tax
Michigan Lottery 4.35% state tax 25% federal tax
New Jersey Lottery No state tax 25% federal tax
New York Lottery 6.85% state tax,
New York City: 4.648% city tax,
Yonkers: 0.685% city tax
25% federal tax
Ohio Lottery 6% state tax 25% federal tax
Texas Lottery No state tax 25% federal tax
Virginia Lottery 4% state tax 25% federal tax
Washington Lottery No state tax 25% federal tax