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Getting Value for Money in Your Taxes? See How The States Rank

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The Illinois Old State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. How does your state rank in giving value for tax revenue?
The Illinois Old State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. How does your state rank in giving value for tax revenue?Seth Perlman / AP

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It's not only Uncle Sam that needs money. State governments also collect tax revenues—even the seven that don't have a state income tax. But some of them do a better job at giving taxpayers a bang for their buck—or to put it into Wall Street terminology, give better return on investment or ROI.

And the best at that is Wyoming, according to WalletHub.com, a finances-focused online community for consumers, which released its "Taxpayer ROI" survey results this week. Next is Alaska, followed by South Dakota, Washington and then North Dakota.

Nebraska's Unicameral Legislature at the Capitol in Lincoln, Neb. Some states give better value to taxpayers than others. How does your state rank?
Nebraska's Unicameral Legislature at the Capitol in Lincoln, Neb. Some states give better value to taxpayers than others. How does your state rank?Kristin Streff / AP

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