Most & Least Taxing States 2013

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

Photograph by Michel Fortier/Bloomberg

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Florida

Sales tax: 6%
Property tax per capita: $1,507

Retirees and millionaires have good reason to flock to Florida. If pro golfer Phil Mickelson is true to his word about leaving California, he may soon be a Florida resident -- trading in California’s highest-in-the-nation income tax for Florida’s absence of one. The nation’s top-grossing golfer could even play a few friendly rounds with potential neighbor and PGA rival Tiger Woods, who recently admitted he moved to Florida from California in 1996 precisely to avoid higher state taxes.

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