10 US States Where You Pay the Least Taxes

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6) Texas

Everything is bigger in Texas except income tax. There is no income tax within the state of Texas. Although there is no income tax, there are pretty hefty sales and property taxes. Texas has a sales tax rate of 6.25%. This can increase to 8.25% depending on the city or county. Property tax rates in Texas are one of the highest in the country. The average rate is 1.94%. This is over a 50% difference compared to the national average. The reason taxes are so high in Texas is because the money raised by taxes goes directly to schools, law enforcement, and local government. If you are looking to lower your income taxes, Texas is the place to go.

Income Tax: None
Sales Tax: 6.25%- 8.25%
Property Tax: 1.94%

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