What States Have the Most Unfair Tax Systems? You’ll be Surprised by the Answer

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Wallet Hub did a very interesting analysis when it comes to the various tax systems employed by individual states in the nation. Come to find out, Texas’ tax system, which relies heavily on property taxes to fund our government services, is rated as one of the most unfair tax systems. Of course, after our recent spate of good fortune in the housing market, it’ll be interesting to see how much homeowners are going to end up paying in 2015. And what about all of the capital gains folks are going to have to pay on those record-breaking sales?

Next April is going to hurt, that’s for sure.

Jump to see the how Texas measured up:

Source: WalletHub


States with Most & Least Fair Tax Systems Artwork 2015

Source: WalletHub
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Joanna England

If Executive Editor Joanna England could house hunt forever, she absolutely would. Instead she covers the North Texas housing market and the economy for CandysDirt.com. While she started out with the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, Joanna's work has appeared in The Dallas Morning News as well as several local media outlets. When she's not knitting or hooping, or enjoying White Rock Lake, she's behind the lens of her camera. She lives in East Dallas with her husband, son, and their furry and feathered menagerie.

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  1. The_Overdog says

    Interesting that people still expect the poorest percent to pay taxes and not get any subsidies as 2.5% (or $400) at $5000 in income a year is the bottom percent. That doesn’t seem fair to me, and it seems in poor form to compare tax rates without those making the least paying negative tax rates. I think they should have explained their methodology better on the low end.

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