Minnesota residents had one of the nation’s highest per capita state tax rates in 2009, according to the watchdog web site Taxadmin.org. Minnesota ranked 8th in state per capital taxes last year, the same ranking it held in 2008.
Overall, state tax revenue was $17,161,000 in 2009, down from $18,211,000 in 2008.
The per capita tax burden stood at $3,259 in 2009. That’s $250 less per capita than in 2008.
On a percentage basis, Minnesota taxpayers spent 7.6% of their personal incomes on state taxes in 2009, down one percentage point from 8.6% in 2008.