State and local government receipts and expenditures

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Table 4.9 State and local government receipts and expenditures, 1996, 2006, 2016, and projected 2026

Category

Billions of current dollars

Percent distribution

Annual rate of change

1996

2006

2016

2026

1996

2006

2016

2026

1996–06

2006–16

2016–26

Receipts

$1,032.6

$1,810.9

$2,416.3

$3,517.2

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

5.8

2.9

3.8

Tax receipts

709.6

1,254.4

1,628.7

2,363.8

68.7

69.3

67.4

67.2

5.9

2.6

3.8

Personal taxes

168.7

302.5

419.6

675.6

16.3

16.7

17.4

19.2

6.0

3.3

4.9

Corporate income taxes

33.0

59.2

58.2

75.0

3.2

3.3

2.4

2.1

6.0

-0.2

2.6

Taxes on production and imports

507.9

892.8

1,150.9

1,613.2

49.2

49.3

47.6

45.9

5.8

2.6

3.4

Sales taxes and other

295.5

517.7

651.1

937.8

28.6

28.6

26.9

26.7

5.8

2.3

3.7

Property taxes

212.4

375.0

499.8

675.4

20.6

20.7

20.7

19.2

5.9

2.9

3.1

Contributions for social insurance

12.5

21.5

20.3

26.9

1.2

1.2

0.8

0.8

5.6

-0.6

2.9

Income receipts on assets

73.7

107.1

78.2

106.4

7.1

5.9

3.2

3.0

3.8

-3.1

3.1

Interest receipts

67.7

94.7

60.3

75.9

6.6

5.2

2.5

2.2

3.4

-4.4

2.3

Dividends

1.4

2.1

4.6

6.9

0.1

0.1

0.2

0.2

4.4

8.2

4.1

Rents and royalties

4.6

10.4

13.3

23.7

0.5

0.6

0.6

0.7

8.3

2.6

5.9

Transfer receipts

224.4

438.9

695.7

1,028.2

21.7

24.2

28.8

29.2

6.9

4.7

4.0

Federal grants-in-aid

181.4

340.8

555.5

833.0

17.6

18.8

23.0

23.7

6.5

5.0

4.1

From business (net)

15.2

38.8

58.5

80.4

1.5

2.1

2.4

2.3

9.9

4.2

3.2

From persons

27.8

59.3

81.6

114.8

2.7

3.3

3.4

3.3

7.9

3.2

3.5

Surplus of government enterprises

12.4

-11.1

-6.6

-8.1

1.2

-0.6

-0.3

-0.2

-5.1

2.2

 

Expenditures

1,045.0

1,850.3

2,583.7

3,797.8

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

5.9

3.4

3.9

Consumption expenditures

748.1

1,325.9

1,693.6

2,486.8

71.6

71.7

65.5

65.5

5.9

2.5

3.9

Government social benefit payments to persons

224.2

403.9

692.6

1,029.0

21.5

21.8

26.8

27.1

6.1

5.5

4.0

Medicaid

163.6

311.2

574.5

863.8

15.7

16.8

22.2

22.7

6.6

6.3

4.2

Other

60.6

92.8

118.1

165.2

5.8

5.0

4.6

4.4

4.3

2.4

3.4

Interest payments

72.4

120.1

197.0

281.4

6.9

6.5

7.6

7.4

5.2

5.1

3.6

Subsidies

0.3

0.4

0.5

0.6

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

2.1

2.3

1.6

 

Net state & local government saving

-12.4

-39.4

-167.4

-280.6

12.2

15.6

5.3

Note: Dash indicates data not computable or not applicable.
Source: Historical data: Bureau of Economic Analysis; Projected data: Employment Projections program, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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