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

INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX BURDENS, 2002

Rank, Income
Taxes Per Capita
State Income Taxes
Per Capita
Rank,Income Taxes Per
$1,000 of Personal Income
Income Taxes per
$1,000 personal income
1
NEW YORK $1,592 1 $44.41
2
Maryland $1,443 2 $38.50
3
Massachusetts $1,246 7 $31.67
4
Minnesota $1,107 6 $32.65
5
Connecticut $1,082 19 $24.92
6
Oregon $1,074 3 $36.59
7
Ohio $1,039 4 $35.53
8
California $976 13 $28.76
9
Delaware $974 12 $29.16
10
Virginia $948 14 $28.02
11
Wisconsin $927 9 $30.49
12
Hawaii $917 10 $30.24
13
North Carolina $903 8 $31.49
14
Kentucky $865 5 $33.60
15
Maine $841 11 $29.56
16
New Jersey $816 35 $20.33
17
Colorado $808 29 $22.63
18
Georgia $793 16 $26.29
19
Rhode Island $786 20 $24.84
20
Pennsylvania $774 18 $25.02
21
Utah $719 15 $27.81
22
Missouri $702 23 $24.41
23
Kansas $690 26 $23.69
24
Indiana $678 24 $23.98
25
Nebraska $674 27 $23.13
26
Vermont $670 31 $22.35
27
Michigan $664 33 $21.85
28
Oklahoma $662 17 $25.38
29
Idaho $651 21 $24.80
30
Iowa $620 32 $22.15
31
Illinois $602 37 $18.12
32
Arkansas $586 22 $24.66
33
South Carolina $586 30 $22.47
34
Montana $574 28 $22.98
35
West Virginia $572 25 $23.89
36
New Mexico $540 34 $21.46
37
Alabama $478 36 $18.71
38
Arizona $407 40 $14.55
39
Louisiana $400 38 $15.79
40
Mississippi $346 39 $15.31
41
North Dakota $3101 41 $11.89
42
New Hampshire $58 42 $1.64
43
Tennessee $26 43 $0.92
NA
Texas NA 44 $0.00
NA
Alaska NA NA NA
NA
Florida NA NA NA
NA
Nevada NA NA NA
NA
South Dakota NA NA NA
NA
Washington NA NA NA
NA
Wyoming NA NA NA
United States   $721   $22.87
N.Y.S. above avg.   121%   94%
NA= no personal income tax. Data on tax collections, U.S. Census Bureau; Personal Income, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; calculations by The Public Policy Institute
Calculations by The Public Policy Institute