Special Report

States Where Americans Are Paying the Most Taxes

Samuel Stebbins

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50. Alaska
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 7.2%
> Income per capita: $56,794 (9th highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $0 (tied – the lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $2,120 (10th highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $316 (5th lowest)

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49. Tennessee
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 7.6%
> Income per capita: $44,950 (15th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $37 (8th lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $876 (6th lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,393 (12th highest)

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48. Florida
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 7.6%
> Income per capita: $47,869 (24th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $0 (tied – the lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,330 (22nd lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,323 (16th highest)

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47. Oklahoma
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 8.1%
> Income per capita: $43,634 (10th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $794 (16th lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $730 (2nd lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,185 (18th highest)

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46. Arizona
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 8.2%
> Income per capita: $42,505 (9th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $489 (11th lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,099 (17th lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,371 (13th highest)

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