States With the Highest and Lowest Sales Tax

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31. South Dakota
> Combined sales tax rate: 6.4%
> State sales tax rate: 4.5%
> Avg. local sales tax: 1.9%
> Cost of living: 11.7% less than the national average (6th lowest)
> Personal income per capita: $49,980 (24th highest)

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32. West Virginia
> Combined sales tax rate: 6.4%
> State sales tax rate: 6.0%
> Avg. local sales tax: 0.4%
> Cost of living: 12.4% less than the national average (4th lowest)
> Personal income per capita: $40,389 (2nd lowest)

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33. Connecticut
> Combined sales tax rate: 6.4%
> State sales tax rate: 6.4%
> Avg. local sales tax: 0.0%
> Cost of living: 8.7% greater than the national average (6th highest)
> Personal income per capita: $74,076 (the highest)

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34. Pennsylvania
> Combined sales tax rate: 6.3%
> State sales tax rate: 6.0%
> Avg. local sales tax: 0.3%
> Cost of living: 1.6% less than the national average (19th highest)
> Personal income per capita: $55,412 (15th highest)

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35. Massachusetts
> Combined sales tax rate: 6.3%
> State sales tax rate: 6.3%
> Avg. local sales tax: 0.0%
> Cost of living: 7.8% greater than the national average (7th highest)
> Personal income per capita: $70,410 (2nd highest)

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