State Taxes

State and local governments require that people file tax returns, just like the federal government. Each state has its own rules regarding income taxes, property taxes, and sales taxes, and we'll help you figure out your own state's tax rules and filing requirements.
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Your Guide to State Income Tax Rates
the 5 u.s. states without a statewide sales tax are Alaska, Oregon, Montana, New Hampshire, and Delaware
Tired of Paying Sales Tax? These States Charge Less
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How Do Florida Taxes Compare to the Rest of the Nation?
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Everything You Need to Know About Taxes in Texas
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What Is a Property Tax Assessment?
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What You Need to Know About California Personal Income Tax in 2020
What to Know About California State Taxes. Additional excise taxes on various products, like cigarettes and gasoline. Known for having one of the highest state income taxes in the country. Sales tax among highest in the nation at 7.25%
Prepare to Pay Hefty Taxes in California If You Live, Work, or Play There
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How Does New York City Have an Income Tax?
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Where You'll Pay the Most in State and Local Taxes
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What Is a Mill Rate?
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Understanding the Illinois Flat Rate State Income Tax
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The Surprising Tax Benefit of Living in Pennsylvania
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Do You Live in a State That Won't Tax Your Lottery Winnings?
Paying NYC Taxes: What to Expect: Property tax Income tax Sales taxes (food, prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs are exempt, among other select items) Taxicab ride tax Hotel occupancy tax
What Kinds of Taxes Are Imposed by New York City?
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What Is Reciprocity for State Income Tax?
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Which States Are the Most Tax-Friendly for Retirees?
The States with the Highest and Lowest Sales Tax
The Best and Worst States for Sales Taxes
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3 States Will Waive Penalties if You Pay Off Your Back Taxes
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What Every New Yorker Should Know About Paying State Income Tax
How Is Home Value Assessed? Property taxes are calculated based on an assessment of your property’s value, which is then multiplied by the local tax rate. Compare property to other similar properties that have recently sold in the immediate area Calculate how much it would cost to reproduce your home from the ground up, including materials and labor Estimate how much income you could expect to receive if the property were rented out
Here's How to Figure Out How Your Property Taxes Are Calculated.
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What New Yorkers Should Know About Property Taxes
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How Living in a State With a Flat Tax Rate Can Affect You
This illustration describes what to know about nonresident state tax returns including "If you reside in one state but earn income in another, you might have to file a nonresident state tax return," "You're exempt from filing a nonresident state tax return if your state has a reciprocity agreement with your work state," "As of 2020, 16 states and the District of Columbia have reciprocity with one or more states," and "If you do have to file a nonresident state tax return, you won't be taxed on the same income twice."
When You Must File a Nonresident State Tax Return
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How To Handle Sales Taxes When You Sell Across State Lines
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Which States Exempt Social Security from Taxation?
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You May Be Eligible for a 20% Mortgage Interest Credit
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Tips for How to Report Rental Income and Expenses at Tax Time
Expenses Eligible for Deduction as State and Local Income Taxes. Withholding for state and local income taxes as shown on Form W-2 or Form 1099. Extension tax payments you made during the year. Payments made during the year for taxes that arose in a previous year. Estimated tax payments you made during the year. Mandatory contributions to state benefit funds.
How to Claim the State Income Tax Deduction
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Should You Charge Your Customers Out-of-State Sales Tax?
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All the U.S. States That Allow an Income Tax at the City and County Levels
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File Your State Taxes for Free in California and Other States
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What to Know About Filing a Part-Year Resident Tax Return
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How Long Does Your State Have to Audit Your Tax Return?
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What Is Internal Revenue Code Conformity?
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How Working Out-Of-State Affects Your Taxes
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What Is Property Tax Reassessment?
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Highest and Lowest Property Taxes by State and County
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The Biggest and Smallest Federal Tax Refunds By State
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A List of Which States Offer the Best 529 Tax Advantages
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Learn About Tax Reciprocity in Illinois
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The Best and Worst States for Business
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Property Tax Circuit Break Relief for Low- and Middle-Income Families
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What Is the Federal Gasoline Excise Tax Rate?
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The Beginner's Guide to Filing State Income Taxes
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Have You Made Any of These Mistakes on Your California Tax Return?
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Sales Tax on iTunes Digital Downloads? It Depends on Where You Live
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Requesting Additional Time to File a State Tax Return
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Are You Eligible for Virginia's Earned Income Tax Credit
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6 States That Allow You to Deduct Federal Income Taxes
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5 States With the Highest Death Tax Rates
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How to E-File Federal and State Tax Return Together
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What You Need to Know About Pennsylvania State Taxes
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Are You Eligible for the Kansas Earned Income Credit?
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How to Determine Eligibility for Earned Income Tax Credit in Indiana
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Get the Link to Your State's Tax Website
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Same-Sex Couples Married Can Now File Married State Tax Returns
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Tips for Responding to a State Tax Agency Notification