Breakdown of State and Local Government Tax Revenues

The Tax Foundation has a new report profiling the percentage of state and local government tax revenues by source for each state.  Here is how Pennsylvania compares (getting a higher proportion of revenue from individual income taxes and “other taxes”):

State and Local Tax Revenue by Source, Fiscal Year 2007

State Property Taxes General Sales Taxes Selective Sales Taxes Individual Income Taxes Corporate Income Taxes Licenses and Other Taxes
US Average 30.1% 23.5% 10.9% 22.6% 4.7% 8.2%
Pennsylvania 29.6% 17.0% 11.6% 25.5% 4.3% 12.0%

Source: Tax Foundation