March 2nd, 2017 12:05 PM by Ron Mastrodonato
WASHINGTON – March 1, 2017 – The average American household spends $2,149 on real estate property taxes each year, plus another $402 for residents of the 27 states with vehicle property taxes. With such high costs, it's no surprise that about $11.8 billion in property taxes go unpaid each year, according to the National Tax Lien Association.
To determine who pays the most relative to their state, WalletHub, a personal-finance website created a 2017 Property Taxes by State report.
Overall, Florida ranks near the middle for property taxes – No. 27 out of 50 states – even though it's one of only a handful of states without a personal income tax. In addition, WalletHub looked at vehicle property taxes paid each year, and Florida is one of the 24 states that don't charge any vehicle tax.
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