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How Florida Compares Taxes State and Local

Florida TaxWatch tax report is a mixed bag

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Tax numbers are in; and for Florida, it’s a mixed bag. However, there is a disclaimer for Florida’s reputation as a low-tax state. The Sunshine State comes in third for the lowest per capita tax amount of state tax paid, but when adding local taxes, the tax burden increases and the state ranking falls to 36, according to Tallahassee-based Florida TaxWatch. A new report from the nonpartisan government watchdog group does a deep dive into the numbers for its 2015 How…

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