State and Local Taxation Comparison
State & Local Tax Comparisons, 1995 -
Ohio's per capita state and local taxes were $2,503 in
1995-96, according to figures from the U.S. Department of
Commerce, ranking Ohio 21st among the 50 states. The high was
$3,987 (New York) and the low was $1,786 (Alabama). The U.S.
average was $2,593.
As a percent of personal income, combined state and local
taxes in Ohio ranked 27th at 11.1 percent. This compares to a
high of 15.9 percent (Alaska) and a low of 8.9 percent (New
Hampshire). The U.S. average was 11.3 percent.
State and local taxes include all taxes levied within the
State of Ohio, including such taxes as the state personal
income, sales, and franchise taxes, as well as local taxes
that include municipal income, local permissive sales and
various property taxes. All figures are from the most recent
annual data of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the