The top states in the U.S. have a combined tax rate of 35.5 percent, which puts them on par with some of the lowest-taxing states in America.
The top 20 states have the lowest tax rate.
Taxpayers in New York, California and New Jersey have combined rates of 35 percent.
Tax rates are calculated from the total amount of taxable income, which is usually reported on individual income tax returns, adjusted for deductions.
The states with the highest tax rates are: Connecticut, with a rate of 20 percent, and New York and New Hampshire with rates of 18 percent, 15 percent and 14 percent.
California, Massachusetts, Washington, Hawaii, Oregon and Alaska have the highest income taxes.