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States With the Lowest Overall Tax Burden (Income, Property & Sales)

State and local taxes in the U.S. add up to real money. There’s a huge difference between the highest-taxed states and the lowest. If you’re considering where to set down roots or looking to move to a lower cost-of-living area, read on to learn which states offer the lowest tax rates.
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Every year, millions of Americans receive billions of dollars in tax refunds. Many blow it on dinners out, new clothes, and presents for themselves. But before you get carried away dreaming up inventive ways to spend your refund, do something to boost your future instead.
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