Most & Least Taxing States 2013

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

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West Virginia

Top income tax rate: 6.5%
Sales tax: 6%
Property tax per capita: $745

West Virginia’s tax on food items will be eliminated in mid-2013, according to Bloomberg BNA. The state has the nation's third-highest lottery revenue per capita, at $316 in 2011, according to the Tax Foundation. West Virginia taxes Social Security income.