Report: Many Michigan families struggle with monthly expenses

By   /  May 21, 2017  /  Michigan, News  /  No Comments

LANSING – “Living in Michigan is expensive,” and “you do not have to be poor to experience financial hardship.” That is the conclusion drawn by Michigan League for Public Policy analyst Peter Ruark about the data revealed in the league’s “Making Ends Meet in Michigan” report. According to data released by the league, the average […]

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Florida residents pay 6th lowest state taxes; some say burden can be still be lowered

By   /  April 20, 2017  /  Florida, News, Taxes  /  1 Comment

By Carrie Salls – Watchdog.org contributor TALLAHASSEE – Florida residents have the sixth lowest state tax burden in the U.S., according to a recent WalletHub report. “Florida has the sixth lowest total tax burden at 6.79 percent mostly because the state has no income tax,” WalletHub analyst Jill Gonzalez said. “One of the advantages is that […]

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Minnesotans pay fourth highest income tax in country

By   /  April 20, 2017  /  Minnesota, News  /  No Comments

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SAINT PAUL – Minnesota workers shoulder the fourth highest individual income tax burden in the country, according to a recent report from WalletHub report. According to statistics provided by WalletHub analyst Jill Gonzalez, Minnesota’s individual income tax rate is 3.59 percent. Gonzalez said that rate is not entirely bad news for the state because “Minnesota actually offers the […]

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