Washington’s state and local tax burden (tax collections divided by private sector personal income) was the fourteenth lowest in the nation for FY 2016 at 13 percent—or -9 percent below the national average of 14.3 percent.
In Fiscal Year (FY) 2016, Washington collected $36.3 billion in state and local taxes—or $4,989 for every man, woman, and child. While this is an imp… https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/2018/05/washington-has-fourteenth-lowest-state-and-local-tax-burden-nation-fy-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 … https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/2018/02/washingtons-state-and-local-government-workforce-twentieth-most-productive-2016/
If you win the 2018 HGTV Dream Home 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 2018 HGTV Dream Home is in Gig Harbor, Washington (see Google map at end of post). According to the HGTV contest rules, it comes … https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/2017/12/winning-2018-hgtv-dream-home-gig-harbor-washington-will-cost-you-income-taxes-not-much-thanks-trump-tax-cut/
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… https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/2017/03/united-van-lines-migration-data-shows-taxes-matter/
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… https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/2016/06/washington-fifteenth-biggest-net-loser-federal-spending-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… https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/2015/09/washingtons-government-workforce-twenty-first-most-productive-2013/
In Fiscal Year (FY) 2013, Washington collected $30.8 billion in state and local taxes. While this is an impressive sum of money, it tells us little about whether or not the a… https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/2015/04/washington-has-sixteenth-lowest-tax-burden-nation-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 … https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/washingtons-government-workforce-sixteenth-most-productive-2012/
In Fiscal Year (FY) 2011, Washington collected $28.4 billion in state and local taxes. While this is an impressive sum of money, it tells us little about whether or not the a… https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/washington-has-fourteenth-lowest-tax-burden-nation-2011/
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