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Worst states for income taxes? R.I. not so bad
PROVIDENCE – In a ranking of the 15 worst states for state income taxes, Rhode Island did not make the list, but two of its New England neighbors did – Maine and Massachusetts. Instead, Rhode Island came in at No. 38 out of all 50 states, including the District of Columbia. States were ranked by…
Based on a single filer filling out the short form.
Massachusetts has all kinds of deductions for people not filling out long forms such as your rent and social security taxes but it doesn’t sound as if those and other deductions were taken into account.