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Massachusetts has the Twentieth Lowest State and Local Tax Burden in the Nation for FY 2016

Massachusetts’s state and local tax burden (tax collections divided by private sector personal income) was the twentieth lowest in the nation for FY 2016 at 13.4 percent—or -6 percent below the national average of 14.3 percent.
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Massachusetts has the Twenty-First Highest Tax Burden in the Nation for 2013

In Fiscal Year (FY) 2013, Massachusetts collected $38.6 billion in state and local taxes. While this is an impressive sum of money, it tells us little about whether or not th…

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In Fiscal Year (FY) 2011, Massachusetts collected $35.8 billion in state and local taxes. While this is an impressive sum of money, it tells us little about whether or not th…