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Cities With the Highest and Lowest Taxes
Geography has a lot to do with personal finance, and where you live in the United States has an impact on your annual tax burden. While federal income taxes are assessed in a consistent manner coast to coast, state and municipal taxes, such as sales and property taxes, vary widely. Read more…

Cities with the Lowest Tax Rates
The total amount of tax you pay reaches far beyond what you owe the federal government. Depending on where you live, most likely you're required to pay additional taxes, including property and sales tax. The disparity between the amount of tax you pay in a low-tax city and that in a high-tax city can be dramatic. Living in any of these 10 cities could save you a bundle, although the exact amount may fluctuate based on your income and lifestyle choices. Read more…

States with the Lowest Taxes and the Highest Taxes
Where you live can help or hinder your ability to make ends meet. A myriad of taxes—property, license, state and local sales, property, inheritance, estate and excise taxes on gasoline—eat away at your disposable income. Weighing the tax landscape against your financial picture lets you stretch your dollars. Here's a roundup of the highest and lowest taxes by state. Read more…

7 Wacky Taxes from the US and Abroad
Death and taxes are the only certainties in life, and it seems there is no limit to when or how either can occur. Yet, there are tons of taxes that are stranger, and shorter lived, than others. Read more…

7 of the Wackiest Illegal Tax Deductions Ever Claimed
These 7 tax deductions were actually claimed, and—unfortunately for the individuals involved—turned out to be highly illegal. Read more…


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