RBJ: New York ranked last in taxation

Updated: 03/18/2014 8:33 PM
Created: 03/18/2014 8:32 PM WHEC.com

A new report ranks New York last in the country in terms of taxation. The story comes to our news partners at the Rochester Business Journal.

The report from the social media website, WalletHub, analyzed tax rates in 10 key areas. Researchers found New York’s average annual state and local taxes amounted to more than $9,700, 40 percent higher than the national average.     

The report also found New York has the second highest gasoline tax and the third highest local income tax rate. New York also has higher rates than most when it comes to both sales and alcohol taxes.     

The best state for taxpayers is Wyoming. To read more, click here.

News10NBC/WHEC-TV welcomes your opinion and interaction on our website, but please remember to keep it clean. If you're advertising for another business, being profane, vulgar or slanderous your post will be deleted. By commenting on this website, you agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Use. Comments are not pre-screened before they posted.


Few Clouds
52° | 44°
  • Feels like: 45° F
  • Wind: N 10mph
  • Humidity: 77%
  • Thu Showers ending by midday
    55° | 43°
  • Fri Plenty of sun
    59° | 44°
  • Sat Chance of showers
    62° | 48°
  • Sun Windy, and mainly cloudy
    49° | 41°