Special Report

States Where Americans Are Paying the Most Taxes

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45. Alabama
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 8.3%
> Income per capita: $40,467 (4th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $769 (15th lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $582 (the lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,039 (20th lowest)

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44. Wyoming
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 8.3%
> Income per capita: $56,377 (10th highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $0 (tied – the lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $2,089 (11th highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,116 (25th highest)

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43. Missouri
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 8.4%
> Income per capita: $45,744 (18th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,073 (25th highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,039 (15th lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,048 (21st lowest)

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42. South Carolina
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 8.4%
> Income per capita: $42,081 (7th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $825 (18th lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,201 (19th lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $760 (9th lowest)

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41. New Hampshire
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 8.4%
> Income per capita: $58,397 (8th highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $49 (9th lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $3,307 (the highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $0 (0 – the lowest)