Tax season takes a bigger bite out of retirement in some states than in others. Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming don't have state income tax, but retirees also need to consider taxes on sales, Social Security, retirement distributions, property, estates, and inheritance. That effective tax rate is what makes some states retirement havens and others a drain on retiree resources. Based on 2019 data from Kiplinger, here are the 10 best and worst states for retired taxpayers. (Note: This year the federal tax filing deadline has been pushed back to July 15 due to the COVID-19 crisis, and most states have followed suit.)
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Jason Notte contributed to this report.