Tool | September 2014
State-by-State Guide to Taxes on Retirees
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.
Compare up to Five States
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.
States With Estate and/or Inheritance Taxes
*Note: The District of Columbia also falls in this category.
States More Tax-Friendly for Retirees
SOURCES: State tax departments, CCH and the Tax Foundation.
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