States Where Americans Are Paying the Most Taxes

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16. Florida
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 8.9%
> Income per capita: $45,953 (24th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $0 (tied — the lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,184 (22nd lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,075 (12th highest)

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17. Colorado
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 8.9%
> Income per capita: $51,999 (14th highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,168 (15th highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,365 (23rd highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $516 (9th lowest)

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18. North Dakota
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 9.0%
> Income per capita: $54,627 (10th highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $709 (15th lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,121 (21st lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,835 (2nd highest)

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19. Georgia
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 9.1%
> Income per capita: $42,159 (11th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $947 (25th highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,087 (20th lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $515 (8th lowest)

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20. Nebraska
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 9.2%
> Income per capita: $50,029 (19th highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,181 (14th highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,757 (12th highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $943 (23rd highest)