If you make $55,000 a year living in the region of Louisiana, USA, you will be taxed $10,832. That means that your net pay will be $44,168 per year, or $3,681 per month. Your average tax rate is 19.7% and your marginal tax rate is 33.9%. This marginal tax rate means that your immediate additional income will be taxed at this rate. For instance, an increase of $100 in your salary will be taxed $33.90, hence, your net pay will only increase by $66.10.
A $1,000 bonus will generate an extra $661 of net incomes. A $5,000 bonus will generate an extra $3,305 of net incomes.