Missouri Ranks High for 2019 Tax Rates

November 21, 2019

According to an analysis conducted by WalletHub, Missouri ranks high among 2019 Tax Rates by State.  With one being the lowest tax-paying state, and 51 being the highest, Missouri ranks 31.

Below is a map that visually displays each state’s tax ranking based on the following criteria:
    • Effective total state and local tax rates on median U.S. income
    • Annual state and local taxes on median U.S. income
    • Percent (%) difference between state and U.S. average
    • Annual state and local taxes on median state household
    • Adjusted overall rank (based on cost of living index)

The chart below quantifies the tax rates in Missouri:
Overall Rank (1= Lowest) State Effective total state and local tax rates on median U.S. income Annual state and local taxes on median U.S. income Percent (%) difference between state and U.S. average Annual state and local taxes on median state household Adjusted overall rank (based on cost of living index)
31 Missouri 11.30% $6,562 5.03% $5,653 20


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Joe Clote

Joseph W. Clote is owner of Publishing Concepts, LLC a communications and marketing firm based in Saint Louis, Missouri. Mr. Clote is Group Publisher of MeetMed™ and Missouri Meetings & Events™ (MM&E) magazine, a quarterly publication read by thousands of meeting and event professionals, and producer of the St. Louis and Kansas City trade shows under the MM&E name. Mr. Clote has extensive sales and marketing expertise in the travel, tourism, fine art, insurance, and software development industries.