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States Where Americans Are Paying the Most Taxes

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35. Florida
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 8.9%
> Income per capita: $47,684 (25th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $0 (tied – the lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,232 (22nd lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,079 (12th highest)

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34. Colorado
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 8.9%
> Income per capita: $54,646 (12th highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,173 (14th highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,382 (25th lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $514 (7th lowest)

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33. North Dakota
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 9.0%
> Income per capita: $52,269 (18th highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $465 (10th lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,222 (21st lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,346 (4th highest)

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32. Georgia
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 9.1%
> Income per capita: $44,145 (12th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,012 (23rd highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,125 (19th lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $531 (8th lowest)

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31. Iowa
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 9.2%
> Income per capita: $47,062 (23rd lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,135 (20th highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,569 (15th highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,010 (19th highest)

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