Facts & Figures 2014: How Does Your State Compare?

March 19, 2014

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).

Click here for a free download. Order a print copy online here.

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

Excise Taxes

  • 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

Property Taxes

  • 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

  • State Debt Per Capita
  • State and Local Debt Per Capita

Data

  • Income Per Capita by State
  • People Per Household by State 

Complimentary print copies are being mailed to state officials and Tax Foundation supporters, with additional print copies available for purchase online here.

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