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States Where Americans Are Paying the Most Taxes

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30. Nebraska
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 9.2%
> Income per capita: $50,809 (20th highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,177 (13th highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,895 (12th highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $935 (23rd highest)

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29. Idaho
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 9.3%
> Income per capita: $41,826 (8th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $905 (21st lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $964 (12th lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $928 (24th highest)

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28. Missouri
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 9.3%
> Income per capita: $44,978 (15th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $989 (25th highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $990 (16th lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $581 (10th lowest)

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27. Virginia
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 9.3%
> Income per capita: $55,105 (11th highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,454 (9th highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,520 (18th highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $467 (6th lowest)

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26. Washington
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 9.3%
> Income per capita: $57,896 (8th highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $0 (tied – the lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,409 (23rd highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,862 (2nd highest)

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