Tool | September 2016

State-by-State Guide to Taxes on Retirees

Our comprehensive guide to taxes on retirement income, property and purchases, as well as special tax breaks for seniors, in every state.

Click on any state in the map below for a detailed summary of taxes on retirement income, property and purchases, as well as special tax breaks for seniors. See more maps below, including the most tax-friendly and least tax-friendly states for retirees.

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See how selected states stack up on taxes that affect retirees. Hover over or click on any state in the map for the option to add the state to your compare list.

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States With the Highest Top Income Tax Rate

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New Jersey Rhode Island Delaware Washington, DC Maine New Hampshire Vermont Massachusetts Rhode Island Connecticut New York New York New Jersey Pennsylvania Delaware Washington, DC Maryland West Virginia Hawaii Alaska Virginia North Carolina South Carolina Georgia Ohio Indiana Michigan Michigan Kentucky Tennesee Florida Alabama Mississippi Illinois Wisconsin Louisiana Arkansas Missouri Iowa Oklahoma Kansas Texas Nebraska Minnesota New Mexico Colorado South Dakota North Dakota Arizona Utah Wyoming Montana Idaho Nevada California Oregon Washington

*Note: The District of Columbia also falls in this category.

SOURCES: State tax departments, CCH and the Tax Foundation.