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State Taxes on Individuals

The following table shows the percent of sales and income tax on individuals for each state, according to Tax Foundation data.

State Sales/use tax (percent)1 Income tax (percent)2
Alabama 4% 2.0%–5.0%
Alaska none none
Arizona 5.6 2.59–4.54
Arkansas 6 1.0–7.0
California 7.25 1.0–9.3
Colorado 2.9 4.63
Connecticut 6 3.0–5.0
Delaware none 2.2–5.95
Florida 6 none
Georgia 4 1.0–6.0
Hawaii 4 1.4–8.25
Idaho 6 1.6–7.8
Illinois 6.25 3.0
Indiana 6 3.4
Iowa 5 0.36–8.98
Kansas 5.3 3.5–6.45
Kentucky 6 2.0–6.0
Louisiana 4 2.0–6.0
Maine 5 2.0–8.5
Maryland 5 2.0–5.5
Massachusetts 5 5.3 and 12.0
Michigan 6 4.3
Minnesota 6.5 5.35–7.85
Mississippi 7 3.0–5.0
Missouri 4.23 1.5–6.0
Montana none 1.0–6.9
Nebraska 5.5% 2.56%–6.84%
Nevada 6.5 none
New Hampshire none none
New Jersey 7 1.4–8.97
New Mexico 5 1.7–5.7
New York 4 4.0–7.70
North Carolina 4.5 6.0–8.25
North Dakota 5 2.1–5.54
Ohio 5.5 0.712–7.185
Oklahoma 4.5 0.5–6.65
Oregon none 5.0–9.0
Pennsylvania 6 3.07
Rhode Island 7 3.75–9.9
South Carolina 5 2.5–7.0
South Dakota 4 none
Tennessee 7 6(3)
Texas 6.25 none
Utah 4.75 2.3–7.0
Vermont 6 3.6–9.5
Virginia 5 2.0–5.75
Washington 6.5 none
West Virginia 6 3.0–6.5
Wisconsin 5 4.6–6.75
Wyoming 4 none
District of Columbia 5.75 5.0–9.0
1. As of July 1, 2008. Local and county taxes, if any, are additional.
2. As of July 1, 2008. Tax rate for individuals; unless otherwise noted, range denotes progressive structure: higher income pays higher rate.
3. State income tax is limited to dividends and interest.
Source: The Tax Foundation. Web: www.taxfoundation.org .

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