Special Report

States Where Americans Are Paying the Most Taxes

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50. Alaska
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 6.5%
> Income per capita: $57,179 (10th highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $0 (tied – the lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $2,001 (11th highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $0 (tied – the lowest)

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49. South Dakota
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 7.1%
> Income per capita: $48,818 (23rd highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $0 (tied – the lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,381 (24th lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,124 (6th highest)

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48. Wyoming
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 7.1%
> Income per capita: $57,346 (9th highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $0 (tied – the lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $2,347 (6th highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,097 (11th highest)

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47. Tennessee
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 7.3%
> Income per capita: $45,517 (18th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $49 (8th lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $863 (7th lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,054 (13th highest)

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46. Louisiana
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 7.6%
> Income per capita: $43,660 (11th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $612 (13th lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $869 (8th lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $680 (14th lowest)

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