The Kiplinger Tax Map: Guide to State Income Taxes, State Sales Taxes, Gas Taxes, Sin Taxes
Tool | Updated October 2019

State-by-State Guide to Taxes

Compare state tax rates and rules — on income, ordinary purchases, gas, sin products, property, and more — across the U.S.

New Hampshire

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Like Tennessee, New Hampshire has a very limited income tax that only applies to dividend and interest income. There’s no sales tax in the Granite State, either. New Hampshire residents also don’t pay too much state tax at the pump. At only 23.83 cents per gallon, the state’s gasoline tax is well below the national average. Local governments in New Hampshire dig deep into your pocket for property taxes, though.

Sales Tax

No sales tax

Income Tax Range

New Hampshire doesn’t have an income tax. But there’s a 5% tax on dividends and interest in excess of $2,400 for individuals ($4,800 for joint filers).

Motor Fuel Taxes

Gasoline: $0.2383 per gallon.
Diesel: $0.2383 per gallon.

Property Taxes

In New Hampshire, residents pay an average of $2,296 in taxes per $100,000 of assessed home value.

Vehicle Taxes

No sales tax is due, but vehicle registration is done at the town and county level, where taxes may be levied based on the vehicle’s value and age.

Sin Taxes

Cigarettes and little cigars: $1.78 per pack
Other tobacco products: 65.03% of the wholesale price.

Beer: $0.30 per gallon.
New Hampshire directly controls wine and liquor sales through state-owned stores.

Taxes On Wireless Service

8.94%

Inheritance and Estate Taxes

None.

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