You might be paying through the nose in taxes…

February 8, 2007 at 3:53 pm Leave a comment

…if you live in the Northeast. That’s right. Maine, New York, and the District of Columbia lead the charge in states with the highest tax burden at 13.5%, 12.9% and 12.8% respectively. Is your state tax-friendly, or a tax nightmare?

  1. Maine 13.50%
  2. New York 12.9%
  3. District of Columbia 12.8%
  4. Ohio 12%
  5. Minnesota 11.9%
  6. Hawaii 11.7%
  7. Nebraska 11.6%
  8. Wisconsin 11.6%
  9. Rhode Island 11.5%
  10. Connecticut 11.3%
  11. Vermont 11.1%
  12. Louisiana 11%
  13. Indiana 11%
  14. Illinois 10.9%
  15. California 10.9%
  16. Washington 10.9%
  17. Michigan 10.8%
  18. New Jersey 10.8%
  19. Kentucky 10.7%
  20. Kansas 10.7%
  21. Maryland 10.7%
  22. West Virginia 10.6%
  23. North Carolina 10.5%
  24. Utah 10.5%
  25. Iowa 10.4%
  26. Georgia 10.4%
  27. Pennsylvania 10.4%
  28. Arkansas 10.3%
  29. Massachussetts 10.3%
  30. Mississippi 10.2%
  31. South Carolina 10.2%
  32. Idaho 10.2%
  33. Arizona 10.1%
  34. Wyoming 10.1%
  35. Missouri 9.9%
  36. New Mexico 9.9%
  37. Oregon 9.9%
  38. North Dakota 9.8%
  39. Colorado 9.8%
  40. Florida 9.7%
  41. Oklahoma 9.6%
  42. Virginia 9.5%
  43. Montana 9.5%
  44. Nevada 9.5%
  45. Texas 9.4%
  46. South Dakota 9.2%
  47. Alabama 8.8%
  48. Tennessee 8.6%
  49. Delaware 8.4%
  50. New Hampshire 7.3%
  51. Alaska 6.6%

For a detailed look at the state-by-state breakdown, checkout the CNNMoney article here.

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