States With the Highest Sales Taxes
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Rent prices aren't the only thing people consider when deciding where to live. Taxes can play a huge role in where folks settle down. In fact, nearly 600,000 people relocated for tax purposes in 2016. Sales taxes generally vary among municipalities. There are 12 states that don't have local sales taxes. Meanwhile, five states — Alaska, Montana, Delaware, Oregon, and New Hampshire — have no state sales taxes at all. Looking for a new home in the near future? If cost-of-living considerations are important to you, we've got you covered. Here are five states with the highest combined state and local sales taxes.