Regular HOTLINE readers know that there are nine states — led by Florida, Tennessee, and Texas — with no state income tax. Now, the race is on to see who will become the 10th. Some states like Nebraska and Arizona have come close with rates of 3% or less.
Now the latest entry into the sweepstakes is North Dakota. This is from Doug Burgum’s State of the State speech this week:
DICKINSON — “It is time for us to say goodbye to the state income tax once and for all,” Burgum said Tuesday, Jan. 23, in his speech at Dickinson State University…
Burgum said the state has made strides to collect no income tax from many residents.
“I challenge the 69th Legislative Assembly to take that final step.”