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Table 16
State and Local Taxes Per $1,000 Personal Income, 1996
Rank State Amt.   Rank State Amt.
1 Alaska $159 27 Ohio $111
2 NEW YORK $144 28 Georgia 111
3 Wisconsin 133 29 Montana 111
4 Hawaii 132 30 Delaware 109
5 Minnesota 132 31 Illinois 109
6 Maine 129 32 Michigan 109
7 New Mexico 126 33 North Carolina 109
8 Vermont 122 34 Oklahoma 108
9 Connecticut 121 35 Arkansas 108
10 North Dakota 121 36 Oregon 107
11 Utah 121 37 Maryland 106
12 Washington 120 38 Pennsylvania 106
13 Nebraska 119 39 South Carolina 105
14 Arizona 118 40 Indiana 104
15 Iowa 117 41 Colorado 103
16 Wyoming 117 42 Florida 103
17 New Jersey 116 43 Texas 103
18 Kentucky 116 44 Louisiana 103
19 Idaho 116 45 Missouri 101
20 Rhode Island 115 46 South Dakota 101
21 Nevada 114 47 Virginia 98
22 Kansas 114 48 Alabama 94
23 Mississippi 114 49 Tennessee 90
24 California 113 50 New Hampshire 89
25 West Virginia 113 U.S. average $113
26 Massachusetts 112 N.Y.S. % above avg. 27.4%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau data, calculations by The Public Policy Institute
The U.S. average, $113, is at the same level as in 1991; New York's
burden has fallen since then from $151, or 34% above average.

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