Most & Least Taxing States 2013

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

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Top income tax rate: 6%
Sales tax: 4.225%
Property tax per capita: $960

Kansas’ tax-cutting measures have prompted Missouri to consider cutting income taxes while raising the sales tax. The state has the country's lowest cigarette taxes, at 17 cents per pack. There was talk of raising that tax but voters narrowly defeated a tobacco tax initiative in 2012. In 2009 it started to levy a 4 percent tax on yoga classes.