Special Report

States Where Americans Are Paying the Most Taxes

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20. Louisiana
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 9.9%
> Income per capita: $43,938 (11th lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $632 (13th lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $901 (7th lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,851 (3rd highest)

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19. Wisconsin
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 9.9%
> Income per capita: $49,290 (23rd highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,345 (11th highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,655 (14th highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $969 (18th lowest)

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18. Ohio
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 10.0%
> Income per capita: $46,651 (21st lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,207 (16th highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,316 (21st lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,337 (15th highest)

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17. Nebraska
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 10.1%
> Income per capita: $50,663 (20th highest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $1,162 (22nd highest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,957 (12th highest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,167 (21st highest)

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16. Mississippi
> Taxes paid as pct. of income: 10.1%
> Income per capita: $36,375 (the lowest)
> Income tax collections per capita: $614 (12th lowest)
> Property tax collections per capita: $1,017 (12th lowest)
> General sales tax collections per capita: $1,180 (20th highest)

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