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States with No Income Tax Grow Faster and Create More Jobs

Texas Chris Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 9:30 AM
That was argued two generations ago, and the SCOTUS agreed with you. But the IRS has the guns, so guess what? We pay.

One of the key ways of controlling state and local tax burdens, according to this map from the Tax Foundation, is to not have an income tax.

But that’s not too surprising. States have just a couple of ways of generating significant tax revenue, so it stands to reason that states without an income tax would have relatively low tax burdens.

Light-blue states have no broad-based income tax

The more important question is whether this approach leads to better economic performance. The evidence is pretty clear that zero-income-tax states grow...