Taxes are the largest source of state government funding, making up almost half of combined state revenue. Most states obtain the bulk of their tax revenue from levies on personal income and sales of goods and services. Broad-based personal income taxes comprise the greatest share of tax revenue in 29 of the 41 states that impose them, with the highest share—69.1 percent—in Oregon.... Read More
Taxes and federal funds together account for more than three-quarters of the 50 states’ revenue dollars. In all but two states taxes are the largest revenue source, while federal funds are the second largest. Following is a breakdown of each state’s major categories of revenue, with percentages shown for taxes and federal funds. Read More
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