Study: R.I. among 10 least tax-friendly states for retirees

RHODE ISLAND WAS JUDGED to be among the 10 least tax-friendly states for retirees, according to personal finance website GoBankingRates.com. / COURTESY GOBANKINGRATES.COM
RHODE ISLAND WAS JUDGED to be among the 10 least tax-friendly states for retirees, according to personal finance website GoBankingRates.com. / COURTESY GOBANKINGRATES.COM
PROVIDENCE – Despite recent changes to the state’s income tax rules, Rhode Island remains one of the 10 least tax-friendly state in the nation for retirees, according to GoBankingRates.com. The personal finance website placed the Ocean State at No. 44 on the list, citing: a sales tax, at 7 percent, that is higher than in…

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