Where States Get Their Money

Source: Catherine Rampell, New York Times, Economix Blog, August 30, 2010

The Tax Foundation recently broke down some new state and local tax data from the Census Bureau, and found some stark variations in where states get their tax revenue.

Below is an interactive map, showing what percent of each state’s tax revenue comes from each of the following sources: property taxes, general sales taxes, elective sales taxes, individual income taxes, corporate income taxes and licenses and other taxes.

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