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3 Worst States for Taxes on Retirees

High income taxes, sales taxes and taxes on Social Security and other retirement income make states such as Connecticut, Kansas and Minnesota especially tax-unfriendly for retirees.

We analyzed tax policies in all 50 states to find the least tax-friendly states for retirees. The worst places to retire can levy taxes on Social Security benefits and other retirement income, and even on estates and inheritances. Most also impose relatively high property taxes. Here are the three worst states for taxes on retirees.

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