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Old 01-15-2007, 04:52 PM
 
Location: Triangle, North Carolina
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Since many of the state threads ask about total taxation, I thought I would post a list by state of the total annual tax burden per state.
The list is average per capita for 2005. We shall see how the change goes after the 2006 tax year.

Amounts in thousands. Per capita amounts in dollars)
Total tax Total tax per capita
Rank State Amount Rank State Amount

Based on a 30K annual income, income, property, state sales

1 Vermont….. 3,600.16
2 Hawaii….. 3,477.93
3 Wyoming….. 3,417.77
4 Connecticut….. 3,300.49
5 Delaware….. 3,228.79
6 Minnesota….. 3,093.93
7 Massachusetts….. 2,815.23
8 Alaska….. 2,798.66
9 California….. 2,724.31
10 New Jersey….. 2,630.65
11 New York….. 2,606.62
12 Rhode Island….. 2,443.07
13 Wisconsin….. 2,429.96
14 Maryland….. 2,410.23
15 West Virginia….. 2,367.17
16 Washington….. 2,359.99
17 Arkansas….. 2,357.84
18 Michigan….. 2,324.39
19 Maine….. 2,323.12
20 New Mexico….. 2,319.23
21 North Dakota….. 2,202.97
22 Pennsylvania….. 2,193.32
23 Kentucky….. 2,178.50
24 Nebraska….. 2,158.36
25 North Carolina….. 2,146.68
26 Virginia….. 2,103.72
27 Ohio….. 2,094.08
28 Nevada….. 2,074.72
29 Illinois….. 2,069.40
30 Idaho….. 2,053.51
31 Indiana….. 2,049.42
32 Kansas….. 2,039.60
33 Montana….. 2,003.79
34 Iowa….. 1,938.85
35 Oklahoma….. 1,933.21
36 Louisiana….. 1,909.52
37 Florida….. 1,905.28
38 Utah….. 1,897.32
39 Mississippi….. 1,859.69
40 Arizona….. 1,853.58
41 Oregon….. 1,791.45
42 Georgia….. 1,727.73
43 South Carolina….. 1,719.95
44 Alabama….. 1,711.27
45 Tennessee….. 1,678.23
46 Missouri….. 1,645.49
47 Colorado….. 1,639.54
48 New Hampshire….. 1,543.62
49 Texas….. 1,434.16
50 South Dakota….. 1,430.46
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Old 01-15-2007, 05:01 PM
 
Location: Triangle, North Carolina
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Arrow What all does the above account for ?

All the taxes and fees imposed on you by the states

Property taxes
Sales and gross receipts
General sales and gross receipts
Selective sales taxes
Alcoholic beverages
Amusements
Insurance premiums

Motor fuels
Pari-mutuels
Public utilities
Tobacco products
Other selective sales

Licenses
Alcoholic beverages
Amusements
Corporation
Hunting and fishing

Motor vehicle
Motor vehicle operators
Public utility
Occupation and business, NEC
Other licenses

Income taxes
Individual income
Corporation net income

Other taxes
Death and gift
Documentary and stock transfer
Severance
Other
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Old 01-15-2007, 05:07 PM
 
Location: N.H.
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UM Alaska has the lowest tax burden in the Nation, with NH comming in 2nd By resent gov list, So how old is this and accurate?
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Old 01-15-2007, 05:13 PM
 
Location: Burlington, VT
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Default Hmmm..

Does this account for county taxes? How about excise taxes? Property taxes are purely local, not statewide; do they take the average?
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Old 01-15-2007, 05:14 PM
 
Location: Triangle, North Carolina
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Year end 2005 data, US IRS.

Keep in mind this is total state theft.
NH does not have an income tax, but now taxes dividends.
Also, isn't your Property tax rates rather high? Gas tax?

Almost like my father and I chat about WV.
People from Maryland run there thinking they are getting this big break because of property taxes being about 50% less.
Only difference the income tax is 6.5% vs 4.75% Sales tax of 6% vs 5%
Utility taxes, Car taxes, Dog taxes, etc., come to find out they are only getting about a $50.00 break on every 30K., with way less infrastructure.
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Old 01-15-2007, 05:15 PM
 
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In another list I've seen NYS at number 1 with 13% of gross income going towards state taxes? That list seems off from others I have seen..
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Old 01-15-2007, 05:17 PM
 
Location: Triangle, North Carolina
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Does this account for county taxes? How about excise taxes? Property taxes are purely local, not statewide; do they take the average?

The state has always grabbed a portion of my property taxes here in Georgia and when I lived in IL, NJ, VA, and WV.
Your also paying benefits for government employees, pensions, FICA, etc.
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Old 01-15-2007, 05:47 PM
 
Location: N.H.
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OK I wasn't saying it isn't so. I was just saying a more recent list staes othewise along with several others. But after reading it better I noticed it is based ON 30 k A year. So that would throw a bunch of #'s off as most here in NH make more than that. So in esence this is correct but the others are as well. LOL
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Old 01-15-2007, 11:49 PM
 
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Here's another list from CNN/Money:


Click on column headings to re-sort »


State-Local Tax Burdens, Calendar Year 2005
Rank State State/Local taxes as
% of per capita income
U.S. average 10.10%
1 Maine 13.00%
2 New York 12.00%
3 Hawaii 11.50%
4 Rhode Island 11.40%
5 Wisconsin 11.40%
6 Vermont 11.10%
7 Ohio 11.00%
8 Nebraska 10.90%
9 Utah 10.90%
10 Minnesota 10.70%
11 Arkansas 10.50%
12 Connecticut 10.50%
13 West Virginia 10.50%
14 New Jersey 10.40%
15 Kansas 10.40%
16 Louisiana 10.40%
17 Maryland 10.30%
18 Indiana 10.30%
19 Kentucky 10.30%
20 California 10.30%
21 Arizona 10.20%
22 Michigan 10.10%
23 Wyoming 10.10%
24 Washington 10.00%
25 Iowa 10.00%
26 Mississippi 10.00%
27 Idaho 10.00%
28 North Carolina 10.00%
29 New Mexico 9.90%
30 Illinois 9.80%
31 Georgia 9.80%
32 Massachusetts 9.80%
33 South Carolina 9.70%
34 Virginia 9.70%
35 Pennsylvania 9.70%
36 Oregon 9.60%
37 Colorado 9.50%
38 Nevada 9.50%
39 Montana 9.50%
40 Oklahoma 9.40%
41 Missouri 9.40%
42 North Dakota 9.40%
43 Texas 9.30%
44 Florida 9.20%
45 South Dakota 8.80%
46 Alabama 8.70%
47 Tennessee 8.30%
48 Delaware 8.00%
49 New Hampshire 7.40%
50 Alaska 6.40%
District of Columbia 12.20%

http://money.cnn.com/pf/features/lis...005/index.html
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Old 01-16-2007, 02:26 AM
 
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In California, on 30K, you couldn't afford Real Estate. I don't know how Property Taxes figure into that.
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