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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