Best States for Middle-Class Families Who Hate Paying Taxes

Here are the best states for middle-class families with "middle incomes" (due to low tax burdens).

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If you hate paying taxes, and you want to keep more of your income, you might consider moving to one of these best states for "middle-class" families (states that have a relatively low tax burden for middle-income families). 

After all, the cost of living for families considered to be “middle-class” is high enough as it is, and who doesn’t want to pay less taxes?

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Katelyn Washington
Former Tax Writer

Katelyn has more than 6 years of experience working in tax and finance. While she specialized in tax content while working at Kiplinger from 2023 to 2024, Katelyn has also written for digital publications on topics including insurance, retirement, and financial planning and had financial advice commissioned by national print publications. She believes knowledge is the key to success and enjoys providing content that educates and informs.