Every year, the average U.S. household pays more than $5,700 in federal income taxes, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
And while we all have to pay, there is a difference when it comes to state and local taxes.
Taxpayers in the most tax-expensive states, for instance, pay three times more than those in the cheapest states. For example, we here in Florida pay no state income tax.
However, low income taxes don’t always mean low taxes. Florida’s sales taxes are fairly high. Here’s how we measure up across the board: