Tax-friendly places 2006
How much you pay in taxes depends entirely on where you live. One study finds five of the 10 least tax-friendly states are in Yankee country, including Maine, New York and Rhode Island. (more)
Each year, the Tax Foundation, a nonprofit policy research group, ranks each of the 50 states and Washington, D.C., according to the state and local tax burden borne by residents of those areas. See where your state ranks. (more)
Here's what the tax bite would be for a family of four making $100,000 in 51 large cities across the United States. (more)
Some states give residents breaks on income tax, property tax and sales tax, while others charge their residents top dollar. See how generous your state is. (more)
Here's how many days youíll work to pay off your federal, state and local taxes in 2006. (more)
A third of tax filers don't owe any federal income tax at all. And many otherwise middle-class couples find themselves classified as upper income. (more)
The AMT is meant for the rich, but it's the scourge of the middle class. Here's why. (more)
MONEY Magazine and researched hundreds of careers, considering their growth prospects, pay, stress and other factors. See which rated the highest. (more)
1,300 contenders. 100 finalists. 10 winners. How does your town stack up? (more)
FORTUNEís annual ranking of companies that rate high with employees. (more)
Tax-friendliest places
State Tax burden (% of income)
Alaska 6.6%
New Hampshire 7.3%
Delaware 8.4%