States Where Americans Are Paying the Most Taxes

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6. Texas
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 7.6%
> Income per capita: $46,274 (25th highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $0 (tied — the lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,635 (14th highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,226 (6th highest)

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7. New Hampshire
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 7.9%
> Income per capita: $55,954 (7th highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $72 (9th lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $2,861 (2nd highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $0 (tied — the lowest)

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8. Nevada
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 8.1%
> Income per capita: $43,567 (19th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $0 (tied — the lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $953 (13th lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,412 (4th highest)

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9. South Carolina
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 8.4%
> Income per capita: $39,517 (7th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $764 (16th lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,080 (19th lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $729 (19th lowest)

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10. Oklahoma
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 8.6%
> Income per capita: $42,692 (14th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $832 (20th lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $623 (2nd lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $686 (16th lowest)