Herman Cain's 9-9-9 plan: What would your sales tax be?

Herman Cain's 9-9-9 tax plan would create a new 9 percent federal sales tax. Here are estimates of the cumulative state, local, and federal sales taxes that consumers in each state would have to pay under the plan.

By , Staff writer

High: 17 to 18 percent

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    Herman Cain speaks during the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans, La., this summer.
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3. Louisiana: 17.84 percent (4% state / 4.84% average local / 9% federal)

4. Washington: 17.79% (6.5% / 2.29% / 9%)

5. Oklahoma: 17.66% (4.5% / 4.16% / 9%)

6. Alabama: 17.64% (4% / 4.64% / 9)

7. Arkansas: 17.5% (6% / 2.5% / 9%)

8. New York: 17.48% (4% / 4.48% / 9%)

9. Illinois: 17.27% (6.25% / 2.02% 9%)

10. Kansas: 17.26% (6.3% / 1.96% / 9%)

11. Texas: 17.14% (6.25% / 1.89% / 9%)

12. California: 17.13% (7.25% / 0.88% / 9%)

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