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Texas MEGA Millions Jackpot Analysis

Texas MEGA Millions Jackpot Analysis

The estimated jackpot for the upcoming draw on May 21st, 2024 is estimated to be $421 Million. Should you choose to take the cash option, you would receive approximately $195.9 Million. It's important to note that this amount represents about 46% of the announced jackpot, which is fairly typical for lotteries.

Upon winning, keep in mind that tax obligations come into play. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will automatically withhold 24% of your prize money as federal tax. Furthermore, depending on your total income, you may owe up to an additional 13% in federal taxes when your annual tax return is due. However, there's a silver lining for residents of Texas, as you'll be exempt from any state taxes on your lottery winnings, providing significant savings.

As a winner, you have two primary ways to collect your jackpot:

The tax calculations provided in this analysis are based on the Federal Income Tax brackets for 2023, ensuring accuracy in the current tax year. Keep in mind that tax laws can change, and you should consult with a financial advisor to understand how these potential winnings could impact your financial situation.

Best of luck with your ticket!.

Texas MEGA Millions May 21st, 2024 Jackpot/Cash Option for May 21st, 2024

Draw Date Jackpot Cash Option
May 21st, 2024$421 Million$195.9 Million

Texas MEGA Millions May 21st, 2024 Lumpsum/Cash Option Taxes and Payment

Category Amount
Cash Gross Payment$195.9 Million
Federal Tax(24%)$47,016,000
Additional Federal Tax$25,427,330
State Tax(0%)$0
Net Lumpsum Payment$123,456,670

Texas MEGA Millions May 21st, 2024 Top Prize Annuity Payment in 30 Installations

Yr Gross Payment Fed/State Tax Net Payment
1 $6,336,471 -$2,304,825
-$0
$4,031,646
2 $6,653,484 -$2,422,119
-$0
$4,231,365
3 $6,986,074 -$2,545,178
-$0
$4,440,896
4 $7,335,504 -$2,674,467
-$0
$4,661,037
5 $7,702,195 -$2,810,143
-$0
$4,892,052
6 $8,087,410 -$2,952,672
-$0
$5,134,738
7 $8,491,570 -$3,102,211
-$0
$5,389,359
8 $8,916,359 -$3,259,383
-$0
$5,656,976
9 $9,362,198 -$3,424,344
-$0
$5,937,854
10 $9,830,350 -$3,597,560
-$0
$6,232,790
11 $10,321,657 -$3,779,343
-$0
$6,542,314
12 $10,837,803 -$3,970,317
-$0
$6,867,486
13 $11,379,630 -$4,170,793
-$0
$7,208,837
14 $11,948,822 -$4,381,395
-$0
$7,567,427
15 $12,546,221 -$4,602,432
-$0
$7,943,789
16 $13,173,511 -$4,834,529
-$0
$8,338,982
17 $13,831,955 -$5,078,154
-$0
$8,753,801
18 $14,523,658 -$5,334,084
-$0
$9,189,574
19 $15,249,883 -$5,602,787
-$0
$9,647,096
20 $16,012,314 -$5,884,887
-$0
$10,127,427
21 $16,813,056 -$6,181,161
-$0
$10,631,895
22 $17,653,793 -$6,492,234
-$0
$11,161,559
23 $18,536,209 -$6,818,728
-$0
$11,717,481
24 $19,463,251 -$7,161,733
-$0
$12,301,518
25 $20,436,182 -$7,521,718
-$0
$12,914,464
26 $21,458,370 -$7,899,927
-$0
$13,558,443
27 $22,531,078 -$8,296,829
-$0
$14,234,249
28 $23,657,674 -$8,713,670
-$0
$14,944,004
29 $24,840,684 -$9,151,383
-$0
$15,689,301
30 $26,082,634 -$9,610,905
-$0
$16,471,729