Taxes can snatch out a big chunk of your paycheck, but some places take more than others. In fact, Georgia is one of them, ranking No. 8 for states where workers clear the least amount on pay day, according GOBankingRates.
To determine the findings, the financial website relied on ADP's salary paycheck calculator for both $50,000 and $100,000 salaries using these five conditions: filing status single, one federal allowance, zero additional federal withholding, no round federal withholding, and zero additional state withholding.
Researchers kept in mind that nine states don't impose an income tax on your salary, eight states impose a flat tax rate, and the other 33 states including Washington, DC use alternative structures.
Despite the varying tax rates and witholdings, such as for unemployment or disability insurance, Georgia came in at No. 8 for the $50,000 salary, with workers seeing $506 withheld from each biweekly check. For a $100,000 salary, it keeps $1,251.
Hawaii was No. 1 for the $50,000 salary as it withholds $542.42, and Oregon was No. 1 for the $100,000 salary as it takes $1,341.
Want to know how other states fared? Take a look at the full report here.
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