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The 10 Absolute Worst States for Taxes

The 10 Absolute Worst States for Taxes

Jan. 30, 2014

By Jason Howerton

As you prepare to file your taxes this year, perhaps you can take joy in knowing you don’t live in one of the 10 worst states for taxes. For those that do live in one of these 10 states, tough luck.

The list comes from information compiled by the Fiscal Times. We start at the very worst state for taxes:

New York

Top State Income Tax Rate: 8.82 percent
Sales tax: 4 percent
Property taxes per capita: $2,280

New Jersey

Top State Income Tax Rate: 8.97 percent
Sales tax: 7 percent
Property taxes per capita: $2,819

California

Top State Income Tax Rate: 13.3 percent
Sales tax: 7.5 percent
Property tax per capita: $1,450

Minnesota

Top State Income Tax Rate: 7.85 percent
Sales tax: 6.875 percent
Property tax per capita: $1,412

Rhode Island

Top State Income Tax Rate: 5.99 percent
Sales tax: 7 percent
Property tax per capita: $2,083

Vermont

Top State Income Tax Rate: 8.95 percent
Sales tax: 6 percent
Property tax per capita: $2,166

North Carolina

Top State Income Tax Rate: 7.75 percent
Sales tax: 4.75 percent
Property tax per capita: $902

Wisconsin

Top State Income Tax Rate: 7.75 percent
Sales tax rate: 5 percent
Property tax per capita: $1,698

via The 10 Absolute Worst States for Taxes | TheBlaze.com.

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