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TAXES


Local, state and federal tax data is from the Tax Foundation, an educational and tax research organization based in Washington D.C.

The measure for total taxes is reported as a total number of days worked that are required to pay off the taxes (yellow columns).

Total tax includes income tax (state & federal), sales and property tax (state & local) and use tax (gas, cigarette & alcohol).

Residents of Clarksville, Gatlinburg and Oak Ridge, Tennessee give back less on average to the tax man than residents of the other cities.


Federal, State & Local Taxes
and Tax Freedom Day
2016-17
  Combined   Days Worked    
  State & Local State to Pay Federal, State  
  Sales Tax Rank State, Local & Rank  
  Rates (1 is highest Use Taxes (1 is highest GPTR
City/Town 2017 rate) 2016 tax burden) Rank
Clarksville, TN 9.5% 2 97 49 1
Gatlinburg, TN 9.5% 2 97 49 1
Oak Ridge, TN 9.5% 2 97 49 1
Gulf Shores, AL 9.0% 4 99 47 4
Las Cruces, NM 7.6% 15 100 45 5
Santa Fe, NM 7.6% 15 100 45 5
Bowling Green, KY 6.0% 38 102 43 7
Columbia, SC 7.2% 18 102 43 7
Greenville, SC 7.2% 18 102 43 7
Hilton Head, SC 7.2% 18 102 43 7
Springfield, MO 7.9% 14 104 39 11
Fayetteville, AR 9.3% 3 104 39 11
Hot Springs Village, AR 9.3% 3 104 39 11
Iowa City, IA 6.8% 27 105 37 14
GPTR Rank - Lower Days Worked to Pay Federal/State/Local/Use taxes is better.

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