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State & local government taxes per capita

Washington state & local government taxes per capita

Inflation-Adjusted to 2017 Dollars

Fiscal Year

Taxes per capita
(Inflation-Adjusted to 2017 Dollars)

2017 $5,388
2016 $5,172
2015 $4,905
2014 $4,720
2013 $4,633
2012 $4,544
2011 $4,543
2010 $4,398
2009 $4,520
2008 $4,922
2007 $4,961
2006 $4,707
2005 $4,510
2004 $4,372
2003 NA
2002 $4,227
2001 NA
2000 $4,308
1999 $4,304
1998 $4,199
1997 $4,157

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  • In fiscal year 2017, Washington ranked 13th among the 50 states in total state and local taxes per capita.
  • In fiscal year 2017, Washington ranked 2nd in per capita state and local sales tax collections among all states, just behind Hawaii, highlighting Washington's heavy dependence on general and selective sales taxes in its tax structure.
  • Of the 13 western states, Washington ranked 3rd in per capita state and local taxes in fiscal year 2017. California and Hawaii had higher per capita state and local taxes.
  • State comparisons of state & local taxes per capita are available from the Washington Department of Revenue's Comparative State and Local Taxes.

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E-mail: OFM.Forecasting@ofm.wa.gov

Last updated
Monday, February 3, 2020