NJ Stats: State and Local Tax Burden Per Capita for Fiscal Year 2012

Rank State Total Taxes Paid
1 Connecticut $7,869.38
2 New York $6,993.42
3 New Jersey $6,926.47
4 Maryland $5,920.22
5 Massachusetts $5,871.78
6 California $5,237.19
7 Illinois $5,235.14
8 Minnesota $5,184.72
9 Rhode Island $4,997.51
10 North Dakota $4,866.93
11 Wisconsin $4,734.22
12 Virginia $4,623.07
13 Pennsylvania $4,588.68
14 Hawaii $4,576.00
15 Vermont $4,557.34
16 Washington $4,541.48
17 Delaware $4,412.17
18 Wyoming $4,406.74
19 Colorado $4,303.70
20 Nebraska $4,197.20
21 Kansas $4,130.74
22 Oregon $4,094.86
23 Iowa $4,037.43
24 Maine $3,996.53
25 New Hampshire $3,961.39
26 Ohio $3,923.82
27 Florida $3,738.43
28 North Carolina $3,658.81
29 Michigan $3,630.62
30 Missouri $3,591.38
31 Indiana $3,584.75
32 Utah $3,555.73
33 Arkansas $3,519.01
34 Oklahoma $3,514.72
35 Georgia $3,426.36
36 Montana $3,388.84
37 Nevada $3,348.92
38 Texas $3,340.19
39 West Virginia $3,330.67
40 Idaho $3,318.18
41 South Dakota $3,318.09
42 Kentucky $3,298.16
43 Arizona $3,275.52
44 Alaska $3,228.69
45 New Mexico $3,141.39
46 Alabama $3,067.04
47 Louisiana $2,949.94
48 South Carolina $2,935.81
49 Tennessee $2,805.15
50 Mississippi $2,742.12


50 State Average: $4,157.93
New Jersey is 66.6% 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


2011

Rank State Total Taxes Paid
1 Connecticut $7,150
2 New Jersey $6,675
3 New York $6,622
4 Maryland $5,598
5 Massachusetts $5,586
6 California $5,136
7 Minnesota $4,858
8 Rhode Island $4,676
9 Illinois $4,658
10 Wisconsin $4,477
11 Virginia $4,469
12 Pennsylvania $4,374
13 Washington $4,366
14 Vermont $4,351
15 Hawaii $4,259
16 Colorado $4,220
17 Delaware $4,209
18 North Dakota $4,057
19 Nebraska $3,991
20 Oregon $3,861
21 Kansas $3,849
22 Maine $3,836
23 New Hampshire $3,769
24 Iowa $3,740
25 Florida $3,699
26 Ohio $3,687
27 North Carolina $3,564
28 Michigan $3,505
29 Wyoming $3,500
30 Arkansas $3,405
31 Indiana $3,385
32 Missouri $3,380
33 Alaska $3,319
34 Utah $3,304
35 Georgia $3,237
36 Nevada $3,221
37 Arizona $3,194
38 Idaho $3,189
39 Oklahoma $3,187
40 Kentucky $3,169
41 West Virginia $3,160
42 Montana $3,137
43 Texas $3,088
44 South Dakota $3,052
45 New Mexico $3,044
46 Alabama $2,886
47 Louisiana $2,872
48 South Carolina $2,784
49 Tennessee $2,777
50 Mississippi $2,620


50 State Average Score:
$3,923

New Jersey is 70.2% higher than the Average

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