The Federation of Tax Administrators has made 2015 state tax burden data available. Although not a surprise to the Rio Grande Foundation, the data show that as a percent of personal income, New Mexico’s tax burden is on par with that of high-tax California.

As if that is not bad enough, New Mexico’s tax burden is 10th in the nation while its next-highest-taxing neighbor (Utah) comes in at just 31st. Despite New Mexico’s heavy tax burdens, policymakers are meeting in Santa Fe right now considering myriad tax hike bills.

New Year, Same Results: Jobs and the Right to Work
RGF appears on KOB TV to discuss procurement/budget savings