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Yes, Minnesota’s Taxes Are Pretty High

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Undated (KROC AM News) – Something to chew on for those still working on their 2016 taxes.

Minnesota is ranked among the highest taxed states in the country.

According to a report from The Associated Press, Minnesota’s per capita total of federal income, payroll and estate taxes in 2016 was just over $14,600.

Only the District of Columbia and Delaware were higher. The DC total was a whopping $36,600. Delaware’s total was $16,300. West Virginia had the lowest total at $3,600.

Neighboring Wisconsin was ranked 26th last year with a per-capita total of $8,100. Iowa was 36th at $7,000.

The report was based on calculations of each state’s per-capita tax bill using data from the IRS and population estimates from the Census Bureau.

Here is the 2016 ranking:

1.  District of Columbia:  $36,5692.

2   Delaware: $16.322

3. Minnesota: $14.624

4. Massachusetts: $14.516

5. Connecticut: $13.773

6. New Jersey: $12.852

7. New York: $11.758

8. Illinois: $10.814

9. Ohio: $10.735

10. Maryland: $10.455

26 Wisconsin: $8.115

36. Iowa: $7.026

50 Mississippi: $3.901

51. West Virginia: $3.616

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