ANALYSIS: N.J. collects more taxes per citizen than all but two states

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Tell us something we don’t already know.

A new analysis from the D.C.-based Tax Foundation found New Jersey finishing behind only New York and Connecticut in the category of highest state and local tax collections per capita.

New York ($8,957), Connecticut ($7,220), and New Jersey ($6,709) are eclipsed only by the District of Columbia ($10,841).

The findings further confirm the extent to which New Jersey suffers a “spending problem” as opposed to a “revenue” problem, the oft-repeated mantra of Trenton Democrats…

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