5 Worst States to be a Taxpayer

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Published March 21, 2014

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5 Worst States to be a Taxpayer

5 Worst States to be a Taxpayer

As we move deeper into tax season, here’s a look at which state residents pay the most and least amount in taxes, according to WalletHub.

New York

The Big Apple is home to the most burdensome taxes. The average state and local taxes were $9,718 for New Yorkers, 39% higher than the national median.

California

California residents pay, on average, $9,509 on state and local taxes a year--36% higher than the national median.

Nebraska

Nebraska’s taxpayers are shelling out 36% more than the national average as state and local taxes cost $9,450 per year.

Connecticut

People living in Connecticut pay $9,099 on average for state and local taxes, 31% higher than the national median.

Illinois

Those living in the Land of Lincoln face state and local tax bills of  $9,006 a year on average. This is 29% higher than the national median.

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