The Tax Foundation’s International Tax Competitiveness Index ranks the United States tax code 32nd out of 34 OECD countries. An obvious question to ask, then, is why the U.S. remains so wealthy, and so successful at...
- Monday Map: State Tax Collections Per Capita
Monday Map: State Tax Collections Per Capita
Today's Monday Map shows state tax collections per capita. Collections figures differ from the burdens numbers used to calculate Tax Freedom Day by state in that they reflect the amount collected by each state government from everyone, instead of (as with state by state Tax Freedom day figures) the amount paid by each state's residents to all state governments. For example, Alaska has a low tax burden but high tax collections, because a lot of its revenue comes from the state's taxes on gas and fuels, paid mostly by nonresidents.
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