2014 Average Federal Income Taxes Paid by State

The average taxpayer in the United States paid $12,992 in federal income taxes in 2014. How does that compare to where you live?

2014 Federal Income Tax Receipt
Average Federal Income Taxes Paid by State
April 15, 2015
Inflation adjusted to 2015 dollars

Location Average Taxes Compared to National Average
United States $12,992  
Connecticut $20,890 +$7,897
District of Columbia $19,562 +$6,569
Wyoming $17,485 +$4,492
New York $17,469 +$4,476
New Jersey $16,831 +$3,838
Massachusetts $16,788 +$3,795
California $15,558 +$2,565
Texas $14,706 +$1,713
North Dakota $14,204 +$1,211
Illinois $14,128 +$1,136
Maryland $13,649 +$657
Virginia $13,604 +$612
Florida $13,385 +$392
Colorado $13,275 +$282
Washington $13,261 +$268
Minnesota $12,242 -$750
New Hampshire $12,108 -$884
Nevada $12,032 -$959
Pennsylvania $11,760 -$1,232
Alaska $11,753 -$1,239
Louisiana $11,659 -$1,333
Kansas $11,325 -$1,667
Georgia $11,313 -$1,678
Oklahoma $11,267 -$1,724
Rhode Island $10,978 -$2,014
South Dakota $10,960 -$2,032
Arizona $10,873 -$2,119
Delaware $10,823 -$2,169
Michigan $10,801 -$2,191
Nebraska $10,691 -$2,301
Tennessee $10,461 -$2,530
Utah $10,454 -$2,538
Missouri $10,229 -$2,763
Wisconsin $10,184 -$2,808
North Carolina $10,103 -$2,889
Oregon $9,891 -$3,100
Iowa $9,848 -$3,143
Ohio $9,732 -$3,260
Alabama $9,604 -$3,388
Arkansas $9,549 -$3,443
Indiana $9,466 -$3,526
Montana $9,401 -$3,591
New Mexico $9,157 -$3,835
Hawaii $9,147 -$3,845
South Carolina $9,077 -$3,915
Vermont $9,066 -$3,926
Idaho $8,960 -$4,032
Kentucky $8,616 -$4,376
Mississippi $8,437 -$4,555
Maine $8,287 -$4,705
West Virginia $8,068 -$4,924

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