Due to a 1% surtax on income over $1 million, California has the highest taxes in the country and the largest total tax burden.
Maximum income tax rate is 10.90%; average property tax rate is 1.30%. State and local sales taxes total 8.52 percent.
The Garden State's income tax rate is 10.75%, fourth-highest in the US. 2.13 percent is the highest property tax rate in the country.
Oregon's rate is 9.90%. This state has the lowest exemption for estates above $1 million, from 10% to 16%.
State and municipal sales tax average 7.46%; property tax is 1.056%. Both have above-average incomes. 10.20% tax applies.
The state has high income tax (8.75%) and property tax (1.76%) rates. 6.24 percent is state and local sales tax.
Individuals pay 8.53 percent in state income taxes, while property taxes average 1.43 percent. The combined state and local sales tax rate is 6.94 percent.
The property tax rate in this Midwestern state is a whopping 1.53%, and the income tax rate is a hefty 7.65%. The total tax burden is moderate at 8.92%.
Maine has a 7.15 percent top rate for personal income tax, a combined 5.50 percent state and local sales tax, and a 1.20 percent rate for property tax.