New York, Connecticut Top State Income Tax Per Capita
(CNSNews.com) – New York and Connecticut collected the most in state income taxes per capita in 2010, according to figures released by the Tax Foundation.
The foundation analyzed state income tax data in the 50 states and found that New York took in $1,796 on average per person, and in Connecticut, the government took in $1,616 on average per person in state income taxes.
Behind those top two were:
3. Massachusetts, $1,549 per person in income taxes
4. Oregon, $1,293 per person
5. California, $1,229
6. Minnesota, $1,219
7. New Jersey, $1,176
8. Hawaii, $1,127
9. Virginia, $1,086
10. Maryland, $1,077
On the lower end, New Hampshire collected the least per person in state income taxes: an average $63.
Completing that lowest 10 list from New Hampshire up were the following:
South Carolina, $473
New Mexico, $466
North Dakota, $454
New Hampshire, $63
The states that have no state income tax are Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington and Wyoming.