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Just the Facts - Key Economic and Social Indicators for New York State

General sales tax per capita, FY 2005-2006

Rank
State
General sales
tax per capita
 
Rank
State
General sales
tax per capita
1 Washington $ 1,847   26 Alabama $ 836
2 Hawaii $ 1,832 27 North Dakota $ 803
3 Wyoming $ 1,560 28 Ohio $ 802
4 Louisiana $ 1,539 29 Michigan $ 800
5 Tennessee $ 1,359 30 Rhode Island $ 800
6 Nevada $ 1,331 31 Wisconsin $ 791
7 Arkansas $ 1,280 32 Maine $ 788
8 New Mexico $ 1,263 33 New Jersey $ 786
9 Florida $ 1,215 34 North Carolina $ 766
10 Arizona $ 1,210 35 Iowa $ 762
11 South Dakota $ 1,169 36 South Carolina $ 760
12 NEW YORK $ 1,129 37 Idaho $ 735
13 California $ 1,107 38 Illinois $ 706
14 Mississippi $ 1,048 39 Pennsylvania $ 692
15 Kansas $ 1,023 40 Kentucky $ 656
16 Georgia $ 1,014 41 Massachusetts $ 623
17 Colorado $ 1,010 42 West Virginia $ 619
18 Texas $ 958 43 Maryland $ 602
19 Utah $ 949 44 Virginia $ 560
20 Nebraska $ 932 45 Vermont $ 529
21 Oklahoma $ 890 46 Alaska $ 256
22 Minnesota $ 872 47 Delaware N/A
23 Connecticut $ 868 48 Montana N/A
24 Indiana $ 845 49 New Hampshire N/A
25 Missouri $ 844 50 Oregon N/A
United States Total $ 942        
NYS +/- U.S. 20%        
Source: Public Policy Institute Analysis of Census Bureau State and Local Government Finances: 2005-06