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9 states with no income taxes

The Motley Fool Logo By Christy Bieber of The Motley Fool | Slide 1 of 11: Paying taxes is a part of life. In fact, not only do you have to pay taxes on your income to the federal government, but you're also taxed on that income in most states as well.   States have the power to set their own tax policy, but the majority charge at least some tax on money you earn. Seven states, however, don't charge individual income tax. And another two charge taxes on certain types of investment income -- but don't tax wages you earn.  Where are these states that won't tax wages? Here's a list of nine places you can live where you can earn wages from work without giving your state government a cut. ALSO READ: These 41 States Will Tax Your Wage Income

9 states with no income taxes

Paying taxes is a part of life. In fact, not only do you have to pay taxes on your income to the federal government, but you're also taxed on that income in most states as well.

States have the power to set their own tax policy, but the majority charge at least some tax on money you earn. Seven states, however, don't charge individual income tax. And another two charge taxes on certain types of investment income -- but don't tax wages you earn.

Where are these states that won't tax wages? Here's a list of nine places you can live where you can earn wages from work without giving your state government a cut. 

ALSO READ: These 41 States Will Tax Your Wage Income

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