04/06/2014 02:28 pm ET Updated Apr 07, 2014

States With The Highest (And Lowest) Taxes

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During the 2011 tax season, Americans paid 9.8% of their income in state and local taxes — on top of taxes collected by the federal government. This number, according to a report by the Tax Foundation, was up from 9.3% in 2000, but was basically unchanged from 2009.

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