Where States Get Their Money

FY 2017

Where States Get Their Money, FY 2017

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Taxes and federal funds together account for 80.3 percent of revenue for the 50 states. Taxes are the largest revenue source in 43 states, while federal funds are greatest in seven: Alaska, Arizona, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, and Wyoming.

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This infographic displays a breakdown of each state’s revenue by major categories. See downloadable data for other percentages.

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Fiscal 50: State Trends and Analysis, an interactive resource from The Pew Charitable Trusts, allows you to sort and analyze data on key fiscal, economic, and demographic trends in the 50 states and understand their impact on states’ fiscal health.

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