Special Report

Most and Least Tax Friendly States for Business

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5. Montana
> Tax-friendliness score: 6.05/10
> Top individual income tax rate: 6.8% (15th highest)
> Top corporate income tax rate: 6.8% (22nd highest)
> State & avg. local sales tax rate: 0.0% (4th lowest)

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4. Florida
> Tax-friendliness score: 6.93/10
> Top individual income tax rate: 0.0% (7th lowest)
> Top corporate income tax rate: 5.5% (18th lowest)
> State & avg. local sales tax rate: 7.0% (23rd highest)

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3. Alaska
> Tax-friendliness score: 7.28/10
> Top individual income tax rate: 0.0% (7th lowest)
> Top corporate income tax rate: 9.4% (6th highest)
> State & avg. local sales tax rate: 1.8% (5th lowest)

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2. South Dakota
> Tax-friendliness score: 7.49/10
> Top individual income tax rate: 0.0% (7th lowest)
> Top corporate income tax rate: 0.0% (6th lowest)
> State & avg. local sales tax rate: 6.4% (19th lowest)

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1. Wyoming
> Tax-friendliness score: 7.78/10
> Top individual income tax rate: 0.0% (7th lowest)
> Top corporate income tax rate: 0.0% (6th lowest)
> State & avg. local sales tax rate: 5.2% (7th lowest)

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