Tax revenues increased in all but five states in fiscal year 2012, with some recording noticeable gains. In all, states collected $794.6 billion, a record-high that represents a 13 percent increase from 2010 totals, not adjusting for inflation.
Illinois reported the highest year-over-year increase, up $5.8 billion, resulting in large part from a personal income tax rate hike. Behind Illinois, the states with the highest tax revenue gains were Texas ($5.5 billion), New York ($3.6 billion) and Connecticut ($2 billion).
Governing compiled current and historical revenue data reported to the Census Bureau into the chart below.
Data includes the following categories of taxes: general sales/gross receipts, selective sales taxes, property taxes, licenses, individual income, corporation net income, death and gifts, stock transfer, severance and other tax figures.
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