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Remaining Tax Burden

Description

This variable measures the average tax burden in a given state outside of all other tax burdens measured in this study. It is calculated by taking tax revenues from all taxes—excluding personal income, corporate income (including corporate license), property, sales and severance per $1,000 of personal income. We use U.S. Census Bureau Data of the most recently available year.

Current (2017)

Current values and ranks for the 2017 edition of Rich States, Poor States.
State Value Rank
$22.07 39th
$13.86 7th
$11.65 2nd
$17.13 24th
$16.89 22nd
$13.28 6th
$15.81 16th
$47.57 50th
$20.80 34th
$11.42 1st
$27.99 46th
$14.62 10th
$22.62 41st
$16.93 23rd
$17.38 25th
$12.53 3rd
$21.85 38th
$16.65 41st
$19.63 31st
$21.67 37th
$12.59 4th
$15.60 14th
$24.65 45th
$21.31 36th
$14.53 9th
$22.41 40th
$15.13 12th
$35.84 49th
$18.89 28th
$13.92 8th
$15.32 13th
$20.86 35th
$17.43 26th
$19.76 32nd
$19.52 30th
$16.37 18th
$23.10 44th
$22.82 42nd
$18.08 27th
$16.43 19th
$19.00 29th
$19.88 33rd
$16.63 20th
$14.91 11th
$29.71 48th
$15.74 15th
$22.92 43rd
$28.68 47th
$16.37 17th
$12.84 5th

Historical Ranks

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

Historical Values

Historical values for Remaining Tax Burden. The years listed correspond to the actual data years, not necessarily the publication of Rich States, Poor States.
State 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
$23.23 $23.23 $23.81 $22.86 $23.13 $23.06 $24.13 $22.63 $22.38 $22.07
$15.26 $16.41 $17.70 $18.02 $15.89 $16.70 $14.96 $14.00 $13.55 $13.86
$15.06 $13.81 $13.83 $13.10 $13.57 $13.33 $12.80 $12.58 $11.75 $11.65
$16.73 $17.59 $17.06 $16.07 $16.58 $18.18 $18.17 $17.48 $16.90 $17.13
$17.76 $16.99 $16.13 $15.33 $15.60 $15.79 $19.20 $16.21 $18.18 $16.89
$12.02 $11.80 $12.41 $11.83 $11.22 $14.30 $14.52 $13.94 $13.84 $13.28
$16.80 $15.76 $14.85 $15.61 $15.09 $15.59 $15.43 $17.83 $18.11 $15.81
$32.67 $33.74 $32.05 $31.64 $50.67 $53.72 $48.06 $50.16 $48.46 $47.57
$29.00 $28.45 $27.31 $24.22 $23.05 $22.91 $21.83 $21.53 $21.87 $20.80
$12.94 $11.95 $12.03 $11.31 $10.77 $10.60 $11.32 $11.18 $11.76 $11.42
$24.47 $24.53 $23.80 $22.47 $21.68 $23.47 $24.54 $26.29 $27.86 $27.99
$18.46 $17.10 $16.01 $15.45 $14.92 $15.11 $15.62 $15.18 $15.00 $14.62
$24.73 $25.06 $24.91 $24.78 $22.80 $22.51 $21.68 $21.26 $21.66 $22.62
$16.15 $15.69 $15.79 $18.13 $17.73 $17.18 $15.85 $18.54 $19.11 $16.93
$18.89 $18.39 $18.34 $18.54 $18.22 $18.63 $17.57 $16.92 $17.17 $17.38
$15.48 $14.27 $13.93 $13.13 $13.08 $13.32 $12.88 $12.34 $12.40 $12.53
$22.49 $23.85 $21.56 $21.53 $21.29 $21.80 $21.67 $20.57 $20.69 $21.85
$20.02 $19.04 $18.50 $17.34 $19.33 $19.52 $18.42 $16.61 $16.07 $16.65
$17.96 $23.36 $21.35 $20.22 $19.59 $20.70 $20.05 $19.59 $20.79 $19.63
$21.99 $23.08 $21.09 $19.60 $17.23 $18.08 $17.91 $18.40 $19.93 $21.67
$12.66 $11.50 $11.05 $10.70 $11.62 $11.94 $11.72 $11.87 $12.02 $12.59
$16.82 $17.18 $17.03 $16.42 $15.96 $16.47 $15.31 $15.51 $15.67 $15.60
$22.41 $23.34 $21.50 $20.53 $21.01 $23.48 $22.86 $24.58 $24.15 $24.65
$19.13 $16.38 $16.68 $17.69 $19.00 $20.44 $20.37 $20.79 $21.14 $21.31
$17.44 $16.55 $16.14 $15.83 $15.84 $16.53 $16.05 $15.37 $14.62 $14.53
$28.75 $26.90 $28.09 $26.61 $25.78 $26.36 $24.86 $23.77 $23.43 $22.41
$20.60 $19.63 $17.66 $16.75 $16.27 $19.72 $17.64 $14.57 $14.26 $15.13
$43.51 $39.55 $38.66 $36.51 $34.14 $37.84 $36.70 $35.54 $35.09 $35.84
$23.62 $21.27 $20.31 $19.80 $20.83 $21.09 $21.74 $19.54 $20.01 $18.89
$15.65 $16.24 $15.07 $14.50 $14.46 $13.95 $14.49 $14.22 $13.70 $13.92
$18.77 $19.77 $19.00 $17.79 $15.16 $14.59 $15.51 $13.59 $14.72 $15.32
$18.98 $20.90 $21.14 $19.65 $18.32 $19.85 $20.84 $20.59 $20.59 $20.86
$17.91 $17.89 $17.72 $16.83 $17.41 $17.69 $16.88 $16.89 $17.21 $17.43
$24.32 $23.41 $22.08 $21.32 $19.27 $20.10 $19.53 $19.68 $19.44 $19.76
$14.80 $16.21 $19.27 $18.52 $20.99 $22.52 $20.83 $20.58 $20.51 $19.52
$19.44 $18.04 $18.86 $16.92 $17.43 $17.27 $16.26 $17.08 $16.36 $16.37
$21.41 $21.58 $20.62 $19.91 $18.57 $20.97 $21.38 $22.87 $22.83 $23.10
$23.52 $24.00 $24.32 $24.02 $24.57 $25.45 $24.46 $24.04 $23.26 $22.82
$18.57 $18.65 $16.26 $16.60 $17.38 $18.24 $17.70 $17.56 $18.21 $18.08
$17.46 $16.25 $18.42 $16.61 $16.82 $16.91 $17.10 $16.77 $16.57 $16.43
$20.27 $19.30 $18.70 $18.11 $18.23 $18.96 $16.95 $17.76 $18.53 $19.00
$17.33 $16.37 $17.13 $16.55 $17.83 $18.93 $19.75 $20.08 $20.06 $19.88
$20.36 $18.12 $19.45 $18.47 $21.84 $22.25 $21.05 $21.34 $20.64 $16.63
$17.47 $16.62 $15.21 $16.47 $15.63 $15.77 $15.20 $15.59 $15.24 $14.91
$30.31 $29.42 $29.88 $29.15 $27.51 $28.87 $29.57 $28.85 $29.03 $29.71
$21.35 $21.37 $19.92 $18.68 $17.20 $16.98 $16.51 $15.84 $16.02 $15.74
$25.29 $25.84 $26.73 $24.70 $22.90 $23.20 $23.02 $22.58 $22.84 $22.92
$34.09 $30.18 $29.78 $29.97 $28.27 $28.24 $29.19 $27.58 $28.12 $28.68
$17.00 $16.38 $15.77 $16.38 $18.20 $18.26 $17.86 $17.33 $16.53 $16.37
$15.62 $13.34 $13.32 $12.61 $13.84 $12.88 $13.13 $12.20 $12.41 $12.84

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