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Biggest source of tax revenue in every state

Stacker Logo By Dolphin Sharma of Stacker | Slide 1 of 51: Taxes may be your enemy, but they're the government’s friend. There are many different types of taxes that fund each state's needs, and recently they’ve been making some headlines. The recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is set to reduce federal investments in collective priorities such as: healthcare, education, and infrastructure for states.Stacker used survey data from Pew Charitable Trusts survey, which displayed the shares of tax revenue by state for the 2016 financial year. Listed in alphabetical order, our results include biggest source of tax revenue for each state within the following categories: personal income, corporate, general sales, selective sales, severance, licenses, and property.Over half of the fifty states collect the least amount of revenue from property taxes, and Texas and Washington collect at-least 60% from general sales taxes. Check out the list to see exactly where your state is getting its money from.Tired of enigmatic taxes? Check out quirky tax facts to turn that frown upside down.

Biggest source of tax revenue in every state

Taxes may be your enemy, but they're the government’s friend. There are many different types of taxes that fund each state's needs, and recently they’ve been making some headlines. The recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is set to reduce federal investments in collective priorities such as: healthcare, education, and infrastructure for states.

Stacker used survey data from Pew Charitable Trusts survey, which displayed the shares of tax revenue by state for the 2016 financial year. Listed in alphabetical order, our results include biggest source of tax revenue for each state within the following categories: personal income, corporate, general sales, selective sales, severance, licenses, and property.

Over half of the fifty states collect the least amount of revenue from property taxes, and Texas and Washington collect at-least 60% from general sales taxes. Check out the list to see exactly where your state is getting its money from.

Tired of enigmatic taxes? Check out quirky tax facts to turn that frown upside down.

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