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Arizona has the Sixteenth Lowest State and Local Tax Burden in the Nation for FY 2016

Arizona’s state and local tax burden (tax collections divided by private sector personal income) was the sixteenth lowest in the nation for FY 2016 at 13.1 percent—or -8 percent below the national average of 14.3 percent.
// In Fiscal Year (FY) 2016, Arizona collected $24.4 billion in state and local taxes—or $3,536 for every man, woman, and child. While this is an impres…

Arizona’s State and Local Government Workforce is the Twenty-Fourth “Most Productive” in 2016

// There are two major elements to look at when examining a state’s state and local government workforce—the number of employees and the level of their …

Be Prepared for a Large Income Tax Bill if You Win the 2017 HGTV Smart Home in Scottsdale, Arizona

If you win the 2017 HGTV Smart home, because you will need to be prepared for a hefty federal individual income tax bill and, depending on where you live, a state individual income tax bill—both of which I have estimated in this post.
// This year’s HGTV 2017 Smart Home is in Scottsdale, Arizona. According to the HGTV contest rules, it comes with the home and furnishings ($1,…

United Van Lines Migration Data Shows Taxes Matter

// Obviously, we love data here at Key Policy Data. Before the internet age, most data come from the official bean counters at the Census Bure…

Arizona is the Sixteenth Biggest Net Receiver of Federal Spending in 2013

  In the course of collecting taxes and spending money, the federal government inevitably creates “winners” and “losers” across the American landscape. In Fiscal Year (FY) 2013…

Arizona’s Government Workforce is the Twenty-Third “Least Productive” in 2013

There are two major elements to look at when examining a state’s government workforce—the number of employees and the level of their pay. Each element is measured relative to…

Arizona has the Fifteenth Lowest Tax Burden in the Nation for 2013

In Fiscal Year (FY) 2013, Arizona collected $22.6 billion in state and local taxes. While this is an impressive sum of money, it tells us little about whether or not the aver…

Arizona’s Government Workforce is the Twenty-Fourth “Least Productive” in 2012

There are two major elements to look at when examining a state’s government workforce—the number of employees and the level of their pay. Each element is measured relative to the …

Arizona has the Sixteenth Lowest Tax Burden in the Nation for 2011

In Fiscal Year (FY) 2011, Arizona collected $21.7 billion in state and local taxes. While this is an impressive sum of money, it tells us little about whether or not the aver…