state taxes

Definition

Taxes imposed by a specific state on individuals that inhabit, shop, or do business within its jurisdictions. These taxes may be assessed in the form of the deductions from wages or additional fees billed to the individual or business. State taxes tend to be less than federal taxes. Most of the revenue obtain through this form of taxation is used to benefit the state in some manner whether it be upkeep of locals road or paying the salaries of state employees.

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I did not pay any state taxes and that made everyone mad because they wanted me to and I simply did not do it.

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I would gladly pay more on my state taxes if it would mean that pothole outside my house could finally get fixed.

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Moving to another city to get a better salary may not always be advantageous if you are hit with a higher cost of living and state taxes.

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