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AEG's State Business Tax Burden Rankings

For AEG's most recent business tax burden rankings please go to our new Business Tax Burden Rankings Page. For past reports, please see below. 

This report contains Anderson Economic Group’s state business tax burden measure for all 50 states and the Distric of Columbia. The report compares the amount of taxes businesses actually paid to businesses’ pre-tax operating margin, a measure of the money businesses have available to pay the tax. 

The rankings allow employers, policymakers, investors, and other stakeholders to compare the tax burdens imposed on employers in different states using a published and consistent methodology and fully disclosed data sources.

2016 State Business Tax Burden Rankings

2015 State Business Tax Burden Rankings

2014 State Business Tax Burden Rankings

2013 State Business Tax Burden Rankings

2008 State Business Tax Burden Rankings

2007 State Business Tax Burden Rankings

Benchmarking for Success: A Comparison of State Business Taxes