Hawaii 5th in Nation for State-Local Tax Burden in 2008

…. As Income Growth Outpaces Tax Growth, senior economist Gerald Prante computes each state’s combined state-local tax burden, accounting for taxes paid out of state….
…New Jersey residents paid 11.8%, topping the charts. New Yorkers were close behind, paying 11.7%, and Connecticut was third at 11.1%. The top ten were rounded out by Maryland (10.8%), Hawaii (10.6%), California (10.5%), Ohio (10.4%), Vermont (10.3%), Wisconsin (10.2%) and Rhode Island (10.2%)….

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*update* KHON is about to report on this. ;)

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