H&R Block http://wfpl.org en H&R Block: Louisville 7th Most Taxed City in America http://wfpl.org/post/hr-block-louisville-7th-most-taxed-city-america <p>H&amp;R Block has released a graph showing what many have said for years, Louisville is one of <a href="http://blogs.hrblock.com/2013/02/05/the-top-10-most-taxed-cities-in-america-infographic/">most tax burdened cities in the country</a>.</p><p>The findings are based on a <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/councilman-ken-fleming-questions-mayor-fischers-local-option-sales-tax-proposal">study conducted by the chief financial officer of Washington, D.C.</a></p><p>That reported was touted by Councilman Ken Fleming, R-7, as a reason for Mayor Greg Fischer's administration to think twice about pushing a local option sales tax.</p><p><span class="st">H&amp;R shows that</span> a hypothetical family of three with an annual income of $50,000 pays an estimated $6,346 in taxes annually.</p><p>That means Louisville residents carry a 12.7 percent tax burden, ahead of Boston, Massachusetts at 12.3 percent and just behind Chicago, Illinois at 12.8 percent. Mon, 11 Feb 2013 22:54:19 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 3936 at http://wfpl.org H&R Block: Louisville 7th Most Taxed City in America