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Hawaii has the Second Highest State and Local Tax Burden in the Nation for FY 2016

Hawaii’s state and local tax burden (tax collections divided by private sector personal income) was the second highest in the nation for FY 2016 at 20.8 percent—or 46 percent above the national average of 14.3 percent.
// In Fiscal Year (FY) 2016, Hawaii collected $9.2 billion in state and local taxes—or $6,455 for every man, woman, and child. While this is an impressi…

Hawaii’s State and Local Government Workforce is the Fifth “Least 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 …

Hawaii has the Third Highest Tax Burden in the Nation for 2015

In Fiscal Year (FY) 2015, Hawaii collected $8.6 billion in state and local taxes. While this is an impressive sum of money, it tells us little about whether or not the averag…

Hawaii is the Fourth Biggest Net Receiver of Federal Spending in 2013

    Please share Infographic (right click, "save image as")   In the course of collecting taxes and spending money, the federal government inevitably creates “winners” …

Hawaii’s Government Workforce is the Seventh “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 the …

Hawaii has the Fourth Highest Tax Burden in the Nation for 2013

In Fiscal Year (FY) 2013, Hawaii collected $8 billion in state and local taxes. While this is an impressive sum of money, it tells us little about whether or not the average …

State Tax Collections Rise in Fiscal Year 2013

The U.S. Census Bureau recently released their state tax revenue data for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 (pdf) along with the cool infographic below. The new data does not bring any g…

Hawaii’s Government Workforce is the Fifth “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…

Hawaii has the Twelfth Highest Tax Burden in the Nation for 2011

In Fiscal Year (FY) 2011, Hawaii collected $6.6 billion in state and local taxes. While this is an impressive sum of money, it tells us little about whether or not the averag…