USAs on viis tax free osariiki, st. kõik kaubad müügil käibemaksuta (sales tax): Alaska, Montana, Delaware, New Hampshire, OREGON.
/.../ Many tax advocates believe that sales taxes are the worst way to tax residents, as their consumption focus tends to hit the poor the hardest. By that measure, these five states are most forward-thinking in their tax strategies, although they also clearly believe that they can attract some economic activity by luring shoppers in with tax-free purchase opportunities./.../
Ühesõnaga, igapäevaelu nois osariikides odavam. Samas, kusagilt peab omavalitsus raha saama. Näiteks Oregonis on tulumaks pea poole kõrgem kui New Mexicos.
Pildil: kümnendik naabri kassidest:)