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WalletHub study: California is 2022’s state with the 4th worst taxpayer return on investment

With Tax Day coming up on April 18 and 44 million Americans expecting to pay this year’s taxes late due to the COVID-19 pandemic, WalletHub released its report on the states with the Best & Worst Taxpayer Return on Investment in 2022, as well as accompanying videos and expert commentary.

WalletHub used 30 metrics to compare the quality and efficiency of state-government services across five categories — Education, Health, Safety, Economy, and Infrastructure & Pollution — taking into account the drastically different rates at which citizens are taxed in each state.

Taxpayer ROI in California (1=Best, 25=Avg.):

  • 47th – Overall ROI
  • 42nd – Total Taxes per Capita (Population Aged 18+)
  • 21st – Education
  • 6th – Health
  • 33rd – Safety
  • 44th – Economy
  • 43rd – Infrastructure & Pollution

For the full report, please visit: https://wallethub.com/edu/state-taxpayer-roi-report/3283

This article was released by WalletHub.