The Powerball lottery jackpot starts at $20 Million and grows rapidly from drawing to drawing. The main prize has no limit, allowing USA Powerball to offer the largest cash prizes in the world, which even exceeded 1 billion. How to receive lottery winnings?
Every player wonders: if you win the Powerball how do you get paid? Powerball rules has 2 main options Lumsum and Annuity.
The jackpot amount can be paid by 30 installments over 29 years if a player does not wish to take all the money at once, the total sum of money is less than the declared prize, since it only includes the money of the prize fund of the current drawing. If a winner decides to choose the anunity the Jackpot is as announced and tax rate is the same 24% as in Lumpsum option.
When a customer realizes that he is a lucky winner, an obvious question arises: how much money do lottery winners actually get? All the earnings are taxed, including the lottery winnings. In America, there are two main types of taxes, namely: Usually when the amount of the prize is more than 5 thousand dollars according to the US law the tax is 24% as well as additional amounts are charged. They depend on the customer’s annual income when declare taxes.
The $100 jackpot after taxes is about $57 million.
|District of Columbia||4% -8.95%|
|New Jersey||1.4% -8.97%|
|New Mexico||1.7% -4.9%|
|New York||4% -8.82%|
|North Dakota||1.22% -3.22%|
|Rhode Island||3.75% -5.99%|
|South Carolina||0% -7%|
|West Virginia||3% -6.5%|
All US nonresident Powerball winners are taxed by flate 30% rate. For Example, if a winner from India who bought a ticket at Lottosmile, wins a $100.000.000 jackpot he get around $52.500.000 in cash.