Most & Least Taxing States 2013

By Rebecca Helmes of Bloomberg BNA - 2013-04-19T17:41:14Z

Photograph by Stephen Wilkes

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Top income tax rate: 7.4%
Sales tax: 6%
Property tax per capita: $837

As of March, Idaho was collecting more revenue than it expected. Governor Butch Otter's proposed 2014 budget includes allocating $35 million to replenish rainy day funds

Idaho is No. 10 in the Tax Foundation's ranking of state spirits excise tax rates, levying $10.92 per gallon. The state taxes groceries, but residents can claim a grocery tax credit even if they are not required to file a state income tax return.