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This Map Ranks The States From Best To Worst On Tax Rates

Posted on March 22, 2014

Hate paying taxes? Then consider a home on the range, and keep as far away from New York as possible.

The tax burden the average American pays varies tremendously, and depends a lot on where you live, according to a study by financial social media company WalletHub.

The study ranked all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

An American making the median national income, driving an average car and living in the median-priced home could end up paying either 60 percent less or almost 40 percent more than the national average, based only on the state one calls home.

The study’s analysts created a profile of the “average American” based on median income ($65,596), median home price ($174,600) and other data, and then calculated how much the person would spend on taxes living in every state. It drew on data from several sources, including the Census Bureau, the Internal Revenue Service, the Tax Foundation, and even the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (for taxes paid on liquor).

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6 thoughts on “This Map Ranks The States From Best To Worst On Tax Rates

  1. No no no! Stay right where you are at. You all voted for whatever you are paying. We don't need ya'll to bring you stupid ideas here.

  2. Amen. We have a two many Muchers in Fla already – state slogan ” Vist spend money, then get the hell out of here”

  3. if you voted for Obama, you just keep your happy butt right where you’re at…

  4. What happened to Nebraska? Anybody know?

  5. We Don't need you libs here, You got us in to this mess by voting for that Liar Obama, so stay right were you are and Keep paying what you voted for and stay away from us.

  6. I didn’t vote for a single one of the jackasses who are ruining my state and I vote in every election. You can thank the government moochers who’s votes have been bought by democrats with free taxpayer funded handouts. Don’t be so ignorant.