NY Ranks as Worst State to be a Taxpayer

By Joe Gullo

Published 03/21 2014 11:54AM

Updated 03/21 2014 11:56AM

ALBANY, N.Y. - New York has been ranked the “Worst State to be a Taxpayer” by the website WalletHub. 

WalletHub analyzed how state and local tax rates compare to the national median. 

The website said New York State’s average annual state and local taxes were $9,718, which is 39% higher than the national median. 

Rounding out the five worst states according to Wallet Hub were California, Nebraska, Connecticut and Illinois.

The best state to be a taxpayer was Wyoming, followed by Alaska, Nevada, Florida, and South Dakota. 

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