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Just the Facts 1999-2000

Table 28
Federal Taxes Per Capita, 1998
Rank State Amt.   Rank State Amt.
1 Connecticut $9,469   27 Indiana $5,464
2 New Jersey 8,223   28 Texas 5,454
3 Massachusetts 7,652   29 Tennessee 5,347
4 NEW YORK $7,102   30 North Carolina 5,338
5 Illinois 7,063   31 Arizona 5,334
6 Maryland 6,737   32 Wyoming 5,300
7 New Hampshire 6,736   33 Vermont 5,265
8 Nevada 6,696   34 Iowa 5,201
9 Delaware 6,588   35 Hawaii 5,183
10 Michigan 6,497   36 Maine 4,820
11 Minnesota 6,455   37 South Carolina 4,801
12 Washington 6,417   38 Alabama 4,795
13 Colorado 6,387   39 South Dakota 4,792
14 California 6,256   40 North Dakota 4,745
15 Florida 6,156   41 Utah 4,742
16 Pennsylvania 6,084   42 Kentucky 4,619
17 Virginia 6,076   43 Idaho 4,554
18 Rhode Island 5,983   44 Louisiana 4,491
19 Alaska 5,958   45 Montana 4,364
20 Ohio 5,898   46 Arkansas 4,359
21 Wisconsin 5,692   47 Oklahoma 4,320
22 Oregon 5,669   48 New Mexico 4,294
23 Kansas 5,663   49 West Virginia 4,064
24 Georgia 5,652   50 Mississippi 4,030
25 Nebraska 5,651   U.S. average $5,667
26 Missouri 5,529   N.Y.S. % above 25.3%
Source: Tax Foundation
The federal income tax and estate tax are among the reasons
New Yorkers pay a disproportionate amount to Washington.

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