Republicans are trying to eliminate the federal deduction for state and local taxes as part of a package to overhaul America’s tax system. Almost 44 million people claimed the deduction in 2014.

The average deduction for taxpayers who claimed it in each state and the District of Columbia:


United States: $11,846

1New York: $21,038

2Connecticut: $18,940

3New Jersey: $17,183

4California: $17,148

5District of Columbia: $15,452

6Massachusetts: $14,761

7Illinois: $12,878

8Maryland: $12,443

9Minnesota: $12,236

10Rhode Island: $12,139

11Vermont: $11,844

12Oregon: $11,824

13Wisconsin: $11,272

14Maine: $10,885

15Nebraska: $10,791

16Virginia: $10,778

17Pennsylvania: $10,743

18Ohio: $10,026

19New Hampshire: $9,672

20Iowa: $9,636

21Kentucky: $9,389

22Missouri: $9,374

23Michigan: $9,198

24Kansas: $9,110

25North Carolina: $9,071

26Hawaii: $9,016

27West Virginia: $9,011

28Montana: $8,897

29Arkansas: $8,816

30Delaware: $8,801

31Georgia: $8,696

32Colorado: $8,599

33Indiana: $8,306

34Idaho: $8,301

35South Carolina: $8,255

36Oklahoma: $7,877

37Utah: $7,807

38Texas: $7,594

39Washington: $7,077

40Arizona: $7,021

41Florida: $6,984

42New Mexico: $6,885

43North Dakota: $6,880

44Louisiana: $6,693

45Mississippi: $6,207

46Nevada: $5,877

47Wyoming: $5,754

48South Dakota: $5,751

49Alabama: $5,631

50Tennessee: $5,316

51Alaska: $4,789


Sources: IRS, Associated Press calculations.