Illinois Among Top States for Tax Gripes, Gallup Says
By Sally Deneen
If you grumble about high taxes, you have plenty of company: About three out of four Illinois residents say state taxes are too high, ranking the Prairie State third nationally for such gripes, Gallup states.
New York and New Jersey tie for first place among states whose residents are most negative about their state taxes, according to Gallup. Nearly eight out of 10 people there feel state taxes are too high. Connecticut residents trail closely, with 76 percent of its residents unhappy about high taxes, compared to Illinois' 71 percent.
Coincidentally, Wallet Hub's rankings on the "Best and Worst States to Be a Taxpayer" help lend credence to the grumbles.
New York stands out as the most-taxed state in the nation. Illin