2022 New Jersey Women Business Leaders Forum Register

New Jersey finds itself in the middle of the road in terms of state and local sales tax collections per capita, according to a new study by the Tax Foundation.

The Garden State ranks 23rd with $1,177 in state and local sales tax collections from fiscal year (2018), the most recent complete data available.

The highest state sales tax collections per capita were found in Hawaii ($2,694), the District of Columbia ($2,128), Washington ($2,118), Nevada ($1,941), Louisiana ($1,852), and South Dakota ($1,702).

The lowest state and local sales tax collections per capita were found in Alaska ($335), Vermont ($660), Virginia ($651), West Virginia ($753), Maryland ($781), and South Carolina ($783).

To see the Tax Foundation’s full map and study, click here.