Most & Least Taxing States 2012

By Bloomberg BNA - 2012-04-13T16:45:59Z

Photograph by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

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Income tax: None
State sales tax: 4%
Property tax per capita: $2,385
Inheritance tax: None
Estate tax: None

With no tax on income, capital gains and net corporate income, Wyoming makes up the difference in property taxes, levying the second-highest per person in the country, according to the Tax Foundation.

(For more details on state taxes, Bloomberg BNA's "State Tax Essentials" ($55) can be ordered here; The "Federal Tax Essentials" book ($55) can be found here, and a $12.99 e-book version of it here.)