In 1997, Ohio’s state government collected $16 billion in tax revenues. This came to $1,468 per person, a little less than the national average of $1,660, and put Ohio in 35th place among the states. As a share of personal income, Ohio’s state taxes amounted to 6.2%, compared to the national average of 6.9%.
Suggested citation: “Ohio’s Budget,” Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Economic Trends, no. 98-12, pp. 15, 12.01.1998.