California Tops List of 10 States With Highest Taxes
(CNSNews.com) – The Tax Foundation has ranked the states by their state income tax rates and among the highest are California, Hawaii, and Oregon.
On a U.S. map, the Tax Foundation shows that the following 10 states (and counting the District of Columbia) have the highest individual income tax rates in 2014:
New Jersey, 8.97%
District of Columbia, 8.95%
New York, 8.82%
Among those states, seven are headed by Democrat governors (and one Democrat mayor for D.C.) – California, Oregon, Minnesota, Hawaii, District of Columbia, Vermont, and New York – and three are headed by Republican governors -- Iowa, New Jersey and Maine.
Seven states – Florida, Texas, South Dakota, Wyoming, Nevada, Washington and Alaska – have no state individual income taxes.