Special Report

States Collecting the Most Income Tax Per Person

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25. Georgia
> State income tax collections per capita, 2019: $1,147
> Income per capita, 2019: $48,236 — 13th lowest
> Georgia’s top source of tax revenue: Property tax

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24. West Virginia
> State income tax collections per capita, 2019: $1,170
> Income per capita, 2019: $42,315 — 2nd lowest
> West Virginia’s top source of tax revenue: Other taxes

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23. North Carolina
> State income tax collections per capita, 2019: $1,264
> Income per capita, 2019: $47,766 — 12th lowest
> North Carolina’s top source of tax revenue: Individual income tax

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22. Maine
> State income tax collections per capita, 2019: $1,271
> Income per capita, 2019: $50,634 — 21st lowest
> Maine’s top source of tax revenue: Property tax

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21. Kansas
> State income tax collections per capita, 2019: $1,297
> Income per capita, 2019: $53,426 — 23rd highest
> Kansas’s top source of tax revenue: Property tax

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