Special Report

States Where Americans Are Paying the Most Taxes

35. Texas
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 8.7%
> Income per capita: $47,929 (25th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $0 (tied – the lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,872 (13th highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,426 (11th highest)

Source: knowlesgallery / Getty Images

34. Idaho
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 8.8%
> Income per capita: $42,094 (8th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $966 (21st lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,018 (13th lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $963 (17th lowest)

Source: Ron and Patty Thomas / Getty Images

33. Colorado
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 8.8%
> Income per capita: $55,335 (11th highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,209 (15th highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,542 (24th highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,339 (14th highest)

Source: Sean Pavone / Getty Images

32. North Carolina
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 9.0%
> Income per capita: $44,180 (13th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,177 (19th highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $974 (10th lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,026 (19th lowest)

Source: benkrut / Getty Images

31. Michigan
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 9.1%
> Income per capita: $46,258 (19th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,005 (23rd lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,416 (23rd lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $925 (15th lowest)

Sponsored: Tips for Investing

A financial advisor can help you understand the advantages and disadvantages of investment properties. Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free tool matches you with up to three financial advisors who serve your area, and you can interview your advisor matches at no cost to decide which one is right for you. If you’re ready to find an advisor who can help you achieve your financial goals, get started now.

Investing in real estate can diversify your portfolio. But expanding your horizons may add additional costs. If you’re an investor looking to minimize expenses, consider checking out online brokerages. They often offer low investment fees, helping you maximize your profit.