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As tax day approaches and Republicans tackle tax reform, this map shows you the "total tax burden" for each state. So if you're not a fan of taxes, you might want to avoid New York and head to Delaware.

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Data: WalletHub; Map: Andrew Witherspoon / Axios

WalletHub added up the state and local tax rates for property tax, individual income, and sales and excise tax to calculate the total tax burden for each state.

Takeaways:

  • The top 10 states with the most aggressive taxing all voted for Hillary Clinton.
  • 8 of the 10 least aggressive taxing states voted for Donald Trump.
  • New Hampshire has the highest property tax in proportion to personal income.
  • New York has the highest individual income taxes as a share of personal income.
  • Hawaii has the highest total sales and excise tax in proportion to personal income.

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