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

Moderately high: 16 to 17 percent

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    Herman Cain speaks during the American Principles Project Palmetto Freedom Forum in Columbia, S.C., last month.
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13. Nevada: 16.93 percent (6.85% state / 1.08% average local / 9% federal)

14. Missouri: 16.67% (4.225% / 3.45% / 9%)

15. Colorado: 16.48% (2.9% / 4.58% / 9%)

16. New Mexico: 16.23% (5.125% / 2.11% / 9%)

17. Minnesota: 16.18% (6.875% / 0.3% / 9%)

18. South Carolina: 16.14% (6% / 1.14% / 9%)

19. New Jersey: 16.03% (7% / 0.03% / 9%)

20. Mississippi: 16% (7% / 0.003% / 9%)

21. Indiana: 16% (7% / None / 9%)

21. Rhode Island: 16% (7% / None / 9%)

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