Special Report

States Where Americans Are Paying the Most Taxes

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40. Oklahoma
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 8.6%
> Income per capita: $44,376 (14th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $764 (17th lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $678 (2nd lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $630 (12th lowest)

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39. Alabama
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 8.7%
> Income per capita: $40,805 (5th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $719 (16th lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $540 (the lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $534 (9th lowest)

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38. Montana
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 8.7%
> Income per capita: $45,385 (17th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,137 (19th highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,509 (19th highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $0 (tied – the lowest)

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37. New Mexico
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 8.7%
> Income per capita: $39,811 (3rd lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $676 (14th lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $770 (4th lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,000 (20th highest)

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36. Arizona
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 8.8%
> Income per capita: $42,280 (9th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $574 (11th lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,036 (17th lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $964 (22nd highest)

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