States Where Americans Are Paying the Most Taxes

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31. West Virginia
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 9.8%
> Income per capita: $36,624 (2nd lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,048 (23rd highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $852 (9th lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $701 (18th lowest)

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32. Ohio
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 9.8%
> Income per capita: $44,593 (22nd lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $765 (17th lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,203 (23rd lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,025 (15th highest)

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33. North Carolina
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 9.8%
> Income per capita: $42,244 (12th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,115 (20th highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $951 (12th lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $683 (15th lowest)

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34. Arkansas
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 10.1%
> Income per capita: $39,722 (8th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $895 (23rd lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $675 (3rd lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,069 (13th highest)

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35. Maine
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 10.2%
> Income per capita: $44,053 (20th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,153 (16th highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,918 (11th highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $963 (21st highest)