Household Tax Burden in Phoenix as a Percentage of the Median of 51 Cities, State and Local Government Taxes in 2013
The total household tax burden in Phoenix in 2013 ranged from near the median city at the $25,000 income level to 17 percent below the median at higher income levels. The sales tax burden in Phoenix was 44-to-46 percent above the median at each income level. In contrast, the personal income tax burden in Phoenix was at least 40 percent less than the median at each of the four highest income levels. The property tax burden was 14-to-18 percent less than the median at each of the income levels.