Special Report

States Where Americans Are Paying the Most Taxes

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10. Massachusetts
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 10.3%
> Income per capita: $67,630 (2nd highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $2,115 (2nd highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $2,258 (8th highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $892 (24th lowest)

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9. Rhode Island
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 10.8%
> Income per capita: $52,786 (17th highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,169 (16th highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $2,339 (7th highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $921 (25th lowest)

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8. Minnesota
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 10.8%
> Income per capita: $54,359 (13th highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,943 (5th highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,534 (17th highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,011 (18th highest)

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7. Maryland
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 10.9%
> Income per capita: $60,847 (5th highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,414 (10th highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,555 (16th highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $748 (20th lowest)

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6. Wisconsin
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 11.0%
> Income per capita: $48,941 (22nd highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,297 (11th highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,616 (14th highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $876 (23rd lowest)

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