States Where Americans Are Paying the Most Taxes

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15. Pennsylvania
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 10.2%
> Income per capita: $53,300 (15th highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $933 (23rd lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,481 (20th highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $799 (22nd lowest)

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14. Maine
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 10.2%
> Income per capita: $46,455 (21st lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,166 (18th highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $2,055 (10th highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,022 (17th highest)

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13. Hawaii
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 10.2%
> Income per capita: $52,787 (16th highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,481 (8th highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,070 (18th lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $2,244 (the highest)

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12. Oregon
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 10.3%
> Income per capita: $48,137 (25th highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,882 (6th highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,404 (24th highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $0 (tied – the lowest)

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11. Vermont
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 10.3%
> Income per capita: $52,225 (19th highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,171 (15th highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $2,542 (5th highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $596 (11th lowest)