NJ Stats: State and Local Tax Burden as a Percent of State Income in FY 2012

Rank State State-Local Tax Burden
1 New York 12.7%
2 Connecticut 12.6%
3 New Jersey 12.2%
4 Wisconsin 11.0%
4 Illinois 11.0%
6 California 10.9%
6 Maryland 10.9%
8 Minnesota 10.8%
8 Rhode Island 10.8%
10 Vermont 10.3%
10 Massachusetts 10.3%
12 Oregon 10.3%
13 Pennsylvania 10.2%
13 Maine 10.2%
13 Delaware 10.2%
13 Hawaii 10.2%
17 Arkansas 10.1%
18 North Carolina 9.8%
18 Ohio 9.8%
18 West Virginia 9.8%
21 Utah 9.6%
22 Indiana 9.5%
22 Kentucky 9.5%
22 Kansas 9.5%
25 Michigan 9.4%
26 Idaho 9.3%
26 Washington 9.3%
26 Virginia 9.3%
26 Missouri 9.3%
30 Nebraska 9.2%
30 Iowa 9.2%
32 Georgia 9.1%
33 North Dakota 9.0%
34 Florida 8.9%
34 Colorado 8.9%
36 Arizona 8.8%
37 New Mexico 8.7%
37 Montana 8.7%
37 Alabama 8.7%
40 Oklahoma 8.6%
40 Mississippi 8.6%
42 South Carolina 8.4%
43 Nevada 8.1%
44 New Hampshire 7.9%
45 Louisiana 7.6%
45 Texas 7.6%
47 Tennessee 7.3%
48 South Dakota 7.1%
48 Wyoming 7.1%
50 Alaska 6.5%


50 State Average: 9.5%
New Jersey is 2.7% higher than the average.

Source:
Tax Foundation. “Annual State and Local Tax Burdens, 1977-2012.” January 20, 2016. Accessed January 2016.
http://taxfoundation.org/article/state-and-local-tax-burdens-1977-2012


FY 2011

Rank State State-Local Tax Burden
1 New York 12.6%
2 New Jersey 12.3%
3 Connecticut 11.9%
4 California 11.4%
5 Wisconsin 11.0%
6 Minnesota 10.7%
7 Maryland 10.6%
8 Rhode Island 10.5%
8 Vermont 10.5%
10 Pennsylvania 10.3%
10 Massachusetts 10.3%
10 Arkansas 10.3%
13 Illinois 10.2%
13 Maine 10.2%
15 Delaware 10.1%
15 Oregon 10.1%
17 North Carolina 9.8%
18 Ohio 9.7%
18 West Virginia 9.7%
20 Hawaii 9.6%
20 Michigan 9.6%
22 Indiana 9.5%
22 Kentucky 9.5%
22 Idaho 9.5%
25 Nebraska 9.4%
25 Kansas 9.4%
25 Washington 9.4%
25 Utah 9.4%
30 Iowa 9.3%
30 Virginia 9.2%
31 Florida 9.2%
32 Colorado 9.0%
32 Missouri 9.0%
34 Arizona 8.9%
35 Georgia 8.8%
35 North Dakota 8.8%
37 New Mexico 8.6%
37 Montana 8.6%
39 Oklahoma 8.5%
40 Mississippi 8.4%
41 Alabama 8.3%
41 South Carolina 8.3%
43 Nevada 8.1%
44 New Hampshire 8.0%
45 Tennessee 7.6%
45 Louisiana 7.6%
47 Texas 7.5%
48 South Dakota 7.1%
49 Alaska 7.0%
50 Wyoming 6.9%


50 State Average Score:
9.40%

New Jersey is 30.9% higher than the Average

Source: Liz Malm and Gerald Prante. “Annual State-Local Tax Burden Ranking.” Tax Foundation. April 2014. Accessed July 2015. http://taxfoundation.org/article/annual-state-local-tax-burden-ranking-fy-2011