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States Ranked by Total State Taxes: 2008
 
(Thousand dollars)
 
Source: 2008 Survey of State Government Tax Collections. Data users who create their own estimates
using data from this report should cite the U.S. Census Bureau as the source of the original data only. The
data in this table are based on information from public records and contain no confidential data. Although
the data in this table come from a census of governmental units and are not subject to sampling error, the
census results do contain nonsampling error. Additional information on nonsampling error, response rates,
and definitions may be found at http://www2.census.gov/govs/statetax/2008stcmethodology.pdf.

Total Tax  
Rank State Amount
       
   United States   781,784,423 R
       
1  California   117,361,976  
2  New York   65,244,750 R
3  Texas   45,536,833
4  Florida   35,977,055
6  Pennsylvania   32,123,740  
       
5  Illinois   31,984,657 R
7  New Jersey   30,616,510  
8  Ohio   26,074,544
9  Michigan   24,781,626  
10  North Carolina   22,809,716 R
       
11  Massachusetts   22,059,169
12  Virginia   18,322,873
13  Minnesota   18,320,891  
14  Georgia   18,070,032  
15  Washington   17,959,833  
       
16  Maryland   15,743,757
17  Indiana   15,117,458
18  Wisconsin   14,915,012
19  Connecticut   13,946,399 R
20  Arizona   13,153,271
       
21  Tennessee   11,538,430  
22  Louisiana   11,003,870  
23  Missouri   10,919,336 R
24  Kentucky   10,043,875
25  Colorado 9,624,636  
       
26  Alabama   9,070,530  
27  Alaska   8,732,385
29  South Carolina   8,435,550 R
28  Oklahoma   8,330,786  
30  Arkansas   7,530,504  
       
31  Oregon   7,487,873
32  Kansas   7,159,748  
33  Iowa   6,892,041
34  Mississippi   6,745,743
35  Nevada   6,148,455
       
36  Utah   6,109,256  
37  New Mexico   5,211,507
38  Hawaii   5,147,569  
39  West Virginia   4,881,908  
40  Nebraska   4,228,800  
       
41  Maine   3,785,719
42  Idaho   3,651,917  
43  Delaware   2,930,955  
44  Rhode Island   2,761,356  
45  Vermont   2,544,197
       
46  Montana   2,457,929  
47  Wyoming   2,404,843  
48  North Dakota   2,312,056  
49  New Hampshire   2,251,179  
50  South Dakota   1,321,368  

Abbreviations and Symbols:
R - figure has been revised as of 12/12/11
 
Created: December 1, 2009
Last Revised: December 12, 2011


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | State Government Tax Collections | 1 (866) 820-7210| govs.statetax@census.gov |  Last Revised: December 15, 2011