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Hawaii: 3rd Fastest Growing Tax Burden
By Selected News Articles @ 12:33 AM :: 9818 Views :: Energy, Environment

Annual State-Local Tax Burden Ranking (2010) - New York Citizens Pay the Most, Alaska the Least

by Elizabeth Malm and Gerald Prante, The Tax Foundation

Residents of some states saw increases in their state-local burden. The largest increases were in Alaska, Colorado, and Hawaii. Resident tax burdens in these states rose by 0.5, 0.4, and 0.3 percent, respectively. For Alaska, this did not result in any change in ranking. Colorado’s ranking worsened, rising from 39th to 32nd. Hawaii’s rank worsened from 18th to 14th….

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Tax Foundation Background Paper No. 65: "Annual State-Local Tax Burden Ranking."

View the data below or download it in spreadsheet format.

State-Local Tax Burden Compared to U.S. Average        
State Rate Rank Per Capita Taxes Paid to Own State Per Capita Taxes Paid to Other States Total State and Local Per Capita Taxes Paid Per Capita Income
United States 9.86%   $3,055.18 $1,056.38 $4,111.55 $41,145.78  
Hawaii 10.10% 14 $3,367.49 $1,029.00 $4,396.49 $43,508.92

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SA: Hawaii state and local taxes rank 14th highest nationally

SA: State and local taxes paid by Hawaii residents totaled $4,396 per capita in fiscal 2010, including $3,367 paid within the state and $1,029 paid outside the state. Taxes paid outside the state include property taxes on second homes and hotel room taxes paid while on vacation.

The tax rate was calculated as a percentage of Hawaii’s per capita income, which was $43,509 in fiscal 2010.

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