A recent listing has ranked Minnesota as the least tax-friendly state in the United States.
On Thursday, finance website Kiplinger released its rankings of the best and worst states for taxes.
According to its 2018 Kiplinger Tax Map, the most tax-friendly states, from No. 1 to No. 10, include Alaska, Wyoming, South Dakota, Florida, Nevada, North Dakota, Delaware, Arizona, Mississippi and Louisiana.
As for the 10 least tax-friendly states, Minnesota tops the list. Following Minnesota is Maryland, New York, Illinois, Maine, Vermont, Hawaii, California, New Jersey and Connecticut.
As for Minnesota, Kiplinger says the state hits hard with its income tax.
“It added a new top income tax rate of 9.85% in 2013. But what makes Minnesota really stand out is that its lowest income tax rate is 5.35%,” the finance website said.