• 11 states pay more in federal taxes than they get back - here's how every state fares

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    A portion of federal tax money is sent back to states to spend on resources.
    We looked at the monetary difference between how much taxpayers pay to the federal government and what they receive back in federal services.
    The majority of states receive more in federal services than what they pay in federal taxes, but 11 states, including California and New Jersey, spend more than they receive.
    You get what you pay for - but that may not always be the case when it comes to federal taxes .
    A lot of federal tax money is immediately rerouted back to the states in the form of grants, which the...
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