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Top 10 Tax Freedom States


Every year, the Tax Foundation helps America celebrate Tax Freedom Day, when Americans have finally earned enough to start keeping their paychecks. This year, the date that national day fell on was April 23. Breaking it down by state, depending on how high state taxes are, means some states celebrate earlier than others. Here are the 10 states that—due to lower state taxes—celebrate their state Tax Freedom Days the earliest.

1. Alaska March 29

2. Mississippi April 7

3. Montana and West Virginia April 8

4. Alabama April 9

5. Kentucky April 10

6. Oklahoma and Tennessee April 11

7. New Mexico, Texas, North and South Dakota April 12

8. Louisiana April 13

9. Delaware and Missouri April 14

10. New Hampshire April 15