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English definition of “state income tax”

state income tax

noun [C or U]    
GOVERNMENT, TAX in the US, a tax on workers' salaries or companies' profits that is paid to the government of a state: Kentuckians serving in the military would be exempt from state income tax under a proposal announced yesterday. Arizona residents paid $1,013 on average per year in state income taxes. → Compare federal income tax
(Definition of state income tax noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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