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Recently Legislated Tax Changes

Description

This variable calculates each state’s relative change in tax burden over two-year (legislative sessions) period for the next fiscal year, using revenue estimates of legislated tax changes per $1,000 of personal income. This time frame ensures that tax changes will impact a state’s ranking immediately enough to overcome any lags in the tax revenue data. ALEC and Laffer Associates calculations use raw data from state legislative fiscal notes, state budget offices, state revenue offices and other sources, including the National Conference of State Legislators.

Current (2017)

Current values and ranks for the 2017 edition of Rich States, Poor States.
State Value Rank
-$0.0487053 21st
$0.18 31st
-$0.14587 16th
-$0.254557 12th
$0.36 33rd
$0.02 27th
$3.51 47th
-$0.181988 13th
-$0.468225 10th
$1.63 44th
-$1.00826 7th
$0.25 32nd
$0.00 25th
-$1.71528 4th
$1.52 43rd
$2.66 46th
-$0.0322097 23rd
$10.89 50th
-$1.01944 6th
-$0.0368842 22nd
-$0.173973 15th
$1.03 40th
-$0.0264983 24th
$0.52 34th
-$0.0613978 20th
-$0.0995672 18th
-$2.41177 2nd
$7.08 49th
-$0.284992 11th
$0.79 37th
$0.13 29th
-$0.120973 17th
-$0.532078 9th
-$2.62103 1st
-$2.04763 3rd
$0.99 39th
$0.01 26th
$0.82 38th
-$0.887694 8th
-$0.181302 14th
$3.66 48th
$0.07 28th
-$1.10988 5th
$1.51 42nd
$1.75 45th
$0.56 35th
$0.75 36th
$1.39 41st
-$0.0867965 19th
$0.14 30th

Historical Ranks

Historical state ranks for Recently Legislated Tax Changes across editions of the Rich States, Poor States.
State 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
27th 24th 15th 27th 29th 20th 19th 27th 24th 21st
28th 50th 6th 25th 21st 7th 1st 1st 33rd 31st
9th 11th 12th 37th 34th 5th 12th 20th 19th 16th
12th 15th 37th 16th 6th 39th 43rd 18th 16th 12th
28th 40th 46th 46th 2nd 33rd 49th 10th 10th 33rd
46th 23rd 16th 38th 36th 35th 40th 37th 25th 27th
47th 34th 42nd 39th 47th 49th 47th 46th 49th 47th
16th 45th 45th 49th 44th 8th 13th 45th 40th 13th
15th 21st 4th 32nd 28th 18th 31st 22nd 11th 10th
25th 20th 11th 18th 22nd 19th 18th 19th 44th 44th
20th 9th 25th 45th 45th 45th 9th 8th 9th 7th
2nd 14th 9th 5th 10th 32nd 14th 17th 37th 32nd
35th 38th 48th 14th 50th 50th 39th 3rd 1st 25th
36th 42nd 36th 29th 37th 41st 11th 15th 15th 4th
8th 44th 27th 19th 17th 21st 21st 16th 41st 43rd
21st 16th 19th 26th 33rd 6th 4th 7th 47th 46th
44th 18th 34th 21st 13th 36th 37th 25th 20th 23rd
18th 1st 1st 6th 9th 26th 24th 28th 48th 50th
24th 13th 7th 35th 27th 3rd 8th 21st 4th 6th
38th 49th 40th 15th 26th 43rd 46th 35th 21st 22nd
10th 36th 41st 41st 42nd 38th 41st 41st 28th 15th
34th 48th 26th 8th 4th 9th 10th 42nd 39th 40th
43rd 43rd 38th 17th 19th 42nd 50th 49th 5th 24th
32nd 33rd 35th 30th 25th 27th 22nd 26th 17th 34th
28th 31st 10th 4th 7th 22nd 26th 29th 28th 20th
28th 35th 28th 2nd 3rd 13th 20th 24th 22nd 18th
23rd 5th 18th 9th 11th 34th 36th 9th 13th 2nd
19th 17th 14th 44th 46th 48th 27th 30th 50th 49th
39th 39th 32nd 31st 24th 16th 25th 40th 34th 11th
50th 24th 49th 28th 15th 15th 7th 13th 26th 37th
4th 3rd 5th 40th 43rd 10th 34th 32nd 27th 29th
11th 32nd 50th 50th 48th 23rd 30th 6th 6th 17th
48th 29th 33rd 43rd 23rd 4th 15th 11th 18th 9th
37th 4th 13th 1st 1st 1st 2nd 2nd 3rd 1st
49th 8th 3rd 33rd 30th 11th 5th 4th 2nd 3rd
1st 10th 31st 22nd 32nd 40th 29th 14th 14th 39th
27th 37th 44th 48th 49th 46th 42nd 43rd 23rd 26th
5th 19th 47th 42nd 41st 2nd 3rd 47th 43rd 38th
45th 47th 29th 23rd 38th 47th 33rd 23rd 8th 8th
22nd 6th 21st 20th 20th 27th 23rd 36th 32nd 14th
41st 46th 23rd 12th 16th 27th 28th 31st 45th 48th
33rd 41st 43rd 24th 35th 44th 32nd 33rd 31st 28th
3rd 2nd 17th 7th 12th 30th 17th 12th 7th 5th
7th 12th 24th 13th 18th 24th 35th 34th 42nd 42nd
42nd 24th 30th 34th 31st 37th 45th 50th 46th 45th
14th 22nd 39th 10th 14th 25th 44th 44th 36th 35th
40th 28th 22nd 36th 40th 31st 38th 39th 38th 36th
13th 7th 8th 3rd 5th 12th 16th 38th 35th 41st
26th 30th 2nd 47th 39th 14th 6th 5th 12th 19th
6th 27th 20th 11th 8th 17th 48th 48th 28th 30th

Historical Values

Historical values for Recently Legislated Tax Changes. The years listed correspond to the actual data years, not necessarily the publication of Rich States, Poor States.
State 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
-$0.24 -$0.21 -$2.6 -$1.79 $1.53 -$0.19 -$0.3 -$0.04 -$0.0412295 -$0.0487053
$0.29 $60.51 -$3.92 -$2.42 $0.92 -$1.59 -$20.67 -$18.85 $0.19 $0.18
-$1.31 -$1.34 -$2.73 $0.85 $2.86 -$2.84 -$0.55 -$0.24 -$0.207767 -$0.14587
-$0.45 -$0.69 -$0.26 -$4.04 -$0.39 $0.89 $0.92 -$0.31 -$0.304258 -$0.254557
$0.29 $0.88 $6.19 $3.77 -$2.84 $0.17 $4.03 -$0.47 -$0.709967 $0.36
$2.28 -$0.28 -$2.6 $0.93 $3.29 $0.21 $0.48 $0.25 -$0.029037 $0.02
$2.39 $0.28 $2.47 $1.00 $10.37 $8.48 $1.90 $1.66 $3.50 $3.51
-$0.28 $1.24 $5.74 $9.38 $6.40 -$1.19 -$0.55 $1.24 $1.19 -$0.181988
-$0.34 -$0.35 -$4.03 -$0.86 $1.53 -$0.29 $0.03 -$0.15 -$0.599639 -$0.468225
$0.19 -$0.37 -$2.87 -$3.82 $0.94 -$0.19 -$0.37 -$0.3 $2.10 $1.63
-$0.15 -$1.51 -$2.29 $3.48 $7.21 $2.88 -$0.74 -$0.57 -$0.837058 -$1.00826
-$5.35 -$0.71 -$3.44 -$4.73 -$0.06 $0.11 -$0.47 -$0.34 $0.71 $0.25
$0.47 $0.74 $22.79 -$4.08 $14.08 $13.86 $0.43 -$2.99 -$2.96413 $0.00
$0.65 $0.96 -$0.38 -$1.65 $3.40 $1.18 -$0.59 -$0.37 -$0.315214 -$1.71528
-$1.5 $1.10 -$2.09 -$3.72 $0.20 -$0.11 -$0.12 -$0.35 $1.32 $1.52
-$0.03 -$0.55 -$2.57 -$2.06 $2.35 -$1.97 -$2.38 -$0.57 $2.67 $2.66
$2.02 -$0.46 -$1.12 -$3.34 $0.00 $0.38 $0.36 -$0.12 -$0.157534 -$0.0322097
-$0.24 -$6.1 -$10.7 -$4.72 -$0.19 $0.00 -$0.02 -$0.02 $3.32 $10.89
$0.16 -$0.83 -$3.65 -$0.15 $1.42 -$2.89 -$0.75 -$0.17 -$1.66805 -$1.01944
$0.75 $4.29 $1.45 -$4.06 $1.27 $1.61 $1.15 $0.20 -$0.140219 -$0.0368842
-$0.61 $0.61 $1.65 $2.04 $4.62 $0.69 $0.64 $0.62 $0.00 -$0.173973
$0.46 $3.65 -$2.27 -$4.54 -$0.9 -$0.99 -$0.72 $0.66 $1.15 $1.03
$1.91 $1.08 -$0.24 -$3.96 $0.40 $1.58 $5.65 $2.36 -$1.59206 -$0.0264983
$0.35 $0.25 -$0.93 -$1.46 $1.20 $0.00 -$0.05 -$0.05 -$0.287126 $0.52
$0.29 $0.22 -$2.89 -$4.95 -$0.37 -$0.11 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 -$0.0613978
$0.29 $0.45 -$2.06 -$5.19 -$1.33 -$0.64 -$0.14 -$0.13 -$0.10528 -$0.0995672
$0.11 -$2.11 -$2.58 -$4.49 -$0.03 $0.20 $0.20 -$0.49 -$0.424682 -$2.41177
-$0.17 -$0.52 -$2.67 $3.08 $10.37 $6.20 $0.00 $0.00 $4.42 $7.08
$1.31 $0.84 -$1.39 -$1.36 $1.04 -$0.42 -$0.02 $0.48 $0.48 -$0.284992
$3.84 -$0.21 $24.11 -$1.7 $0.10 -$0.51 -$1.05 -$0.39 -$0.0233001 $0.79
-$2.92 -$3.38 -$3.93 $1.76 $5.44 -$0.73 $0.18 $0.05 -$0.0168054 $0.13
-$0.49 $0.23 $91.75 $14.26 $11.01 -$0.09 $0.01 -$1.48 -$1.4607 -$0.120973
$2.66 $0.13 -$1.23 $2.60 $0.97 -$2.87 -$0.46 -$0.43 -$0.223613 -$0.532078
$0.75 -$3.24 -$2.68 -$13.84 -$24.18 -$15.48 -$3.78 -$3.78 -$2.26585 -$2.62103
$3.15 -$1.51 -$4.38 -$0.84 $1.59 -$0.7 -$1.97 -$2.53 -$2.46888 -$2.04763
-$6.05 -$1.36 -$1.79 -$3.32 $1.94 $1.02 $0.00 -$0.38 -$0.360461 $0.99
$0.26 $0.74 $5.70 $8.08 $11.49 $3.07 $0.88 $0.88 -$0.073937 $0.01
-$2.13 -$0.42 $10.82 $2.15 $4.58 -$2.93 -$2.66 $1.82 $1.68 $0.82
$2.19 $1.77 -$2.03 -$3.13 $3.63 $3.64 $0.15 -$0.14 -$0.842693 -$0.887694
$0.00 -$2.05 -$2.55 -$3.68 $0.83 $0.00 -$0.04 $0.21 $0.16 -$0.181302
$1.67 $1.37 -$2.47 -$4.27 $0.16 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $2.16 $3.66
$0.40 $0.94 $2.65 -$2.71 $2.96 $1.72 $0.09 $0.12 $0.06 $0.07
-$4.35 -$3.92 -$2.59 -$4.57 -$0.03 $0.03 -$0.39 -$0.39 -$1.16263 -$1.10988
-$1.91 -$0.98 -$2.3 -$4.12 $0.33 -$0.08 $0.19 $0.17 $1.63 $1.51
$1.79 -$0.21 -$1.88 -$0.78 $1.67 $0.69 $1.12 $2.60 $2.62 $1.75
-$0.37 -$0.32 $1.40 -$4.46 $0.00 -$0.03 $1.01 $1.02 $0.68 $0.56
$1.62 $0.06 -$2.52 -$0.07 $4.30 $0.10 $0.41 $0.36 $0.80 $0.75
-$0.39 -$1.98 -$3.45 -$5.06 -$0.59 -$0.64 -$0.41 $0.26 $0.63 $1.39
$0.24 $0.18 -$9.15 $4.16 $3.77 -$0.61 -$1.37 -$1.84 -$0.541656 -$0.0867965
-$1.98 -$0.15 -$2.56 -$4.34 -$0.26 -$0.38 $2.47 $2.34 $0.00 $0.14

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