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Facts & Figures 2014: How Does Your State Compare?
Today we released the 2014 edition of Facts & Figures: How Does Your State Compare? Just in time for Tax Season, the latest edition of this popular pocket-sized handbook contains the rates and rankings of all 50 states on 39 different measures of tax and fiscal policy (topics listed below).
The topics in this year’s edition include:
Taxes and Tax Measures
- Tax Freedom Day by State
- State-Local Tax Burden
- State Business Tax Climate Index
- State Tax Collections Per Capita
- State Revenue Per Capita
- State and Local Tax Collections Per Capita
- State and Local Revenue Per Capita
- Sources of State and Local Tax Collections
- Federal Aid as a Percentage of State Revenue
- Federal Income Tax Payments by Income Percentile
- Selected Federal Tax Rates
Individual Income Taxes
- State Individual Income Tax Rates
- State Individual Income Tax Collections Per Capita
- State and Local Individual Income Tax Collections Per Capita
Corporate Income Taxes
- State Corporate Income Tax Rates
- State Corporate Income Tax Collections Per Capita
- State and Local Corporate Income Tax Collections Per Capita
- State Gross Receipts Taxes
General Sales Taxes
- State and Local Sales Tax Rates
- State General Sales Tax Collections Per Capita
- State and Local Sales Tax Collections Per Capita
- State Gasoline Tax Rates
- Share of State & Local Road Spending Covered by State & Local Tolls, User Fees, & User Taxes
- State Cigarette Excise Tax Rates
- State Spirits Excise Tax Rates
- State Wine Excise Tax Rates
- State Beer Excise Tax Rates
- State and Local Cell Phone Tax Rates
- Sales Tax Treatment of Groceries, Candy, and Soda
- State and Local Excise Collections Per Capita
- Mean Property Taxes as a Percentage of Owner-Occupied Housing Value
- State and Local Property Tax Collections Per Capita
- Capital Stock Tax Rates
Estate and Inheritance Taxes
- Estate Tax Rates and Exemptions
- Inheritance Tax Rates and Exemptions
- State Debt Per Capita
- State and Local Debt Per Capita
- Income Per Capita by State
- People Per Household by State
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