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Colorado Mega Millions Jackpot Annuity Payout Schedule for Jul 23, 2021

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The tax information provided here is based on 2021 federal marginal rates and state tax rates.  It shows the final federal and state tax burdens each year, not the amount initially withheld by the lottery.

The Mega Millions annuity jackpot is awarded according to an annually-increasing rate schedule, which increases the amount of the annuity payment every year.  The table below shows the payout schedule for a jackpot of $140,000,000 for a ticket purchased in Colorado, including taxes withheld.

Please note, the amounts shown are very close approximations to the amount a jackpot annuity winner would receive from the lottery every year.  They are not intended to specify the exact final tax burden, which may vary depending on how the winner chooses to invest or dispense their prize money, as well as deductions claimed.

State:

Colorado

Drawing Date:Fri, Jul 23, 2021
Jackpot:$140,000,000
Federal Tax:37% marginal rate
State Tax: 4.55%
Report:Mega Millions annuity payout schedule (30 annual payments)

YearGross PaymentFederal TaxesState TaxesNet Payment
1$2,107,201$743,737$95,878$1,267,587
2$2,212,561$782,720$100,672$1,329,170
3$2,323,189$823,652$105,705$1,393,832
4$2,439,349$866,631$110,990$1,461,727
5$2,561,316$911,759$116,540$1,533,017
6$2,689,382$959,143$122,367$1,607,871
7$2,823,851$1,008,897$128,485$1,686,469
8$2,965,043$1,061,138$134,909$1,768,996
9$3,113,296$1,115,992$141,655$1,855,649
10$3,268,960$1,173,588$148,738$1,946,635
11$3,432,408$1,234,063$156,175$2,042,170
12$3,604,029$1,297,563$163,983$2,142,483
13$3,784,230$1,364,237$172,182$2,247,810
14$3,973,442$1,434,246$180,792$2,358,404
15$4,172,114$1,507,754$189,831$2,474,528
16$4,380,719$1,584,938$199,323$2,596,458
17$4,599,755$1,665,982$209,289$2,724,485
18$4,829,743$1,751,077$219,753$2,858,913
19$5,071,230$1,840,427$230,741$3,000,062
20$5,324,792$1,934,245$242,278$3,148,269
21$5,591,031$2,032,754$254,392$3,303,886
22$5,870,583$2,136,188$267,112$3,467,283
23$6,164,112$2,244,794$280,467$3,638,851
24$6,472,318$2,358,830$294,490$3,818,997
25$6,795,933$2,478,568$309,215$4,008,151
26$7,135,730$2,604,292$324,676$4,206,762
27$7,492,517$2,736,303$340,910$4,415,304
28$7,867,143$2,874,915$357,955$4,634,273
29$8,260,500$3,020,457$375,853$4,864,190
30$8,673,525$3,173,276$394,645$5,105,603
Total$140,000,000$50,722,166$6,370,001$82,907,835

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Note: The Net Payment total above may be a few dollars off from the total after-tax annuity amount shown on the Jackpot Analysis page because the Jackpot Analysis page shows an average annual payment, whereas we calculate an exact payment here.