2022’s States with the Best & Worst Taxpayer ROI – WalletHub Study

With Tax Day coming up on April 18 and 44 million Americans expecting to pay this year’s taxes late due to the COVID-19 pandemic, WalletHub today released its report on the states with the Best & Worst Taxpayer Return on Investment in 2022, as well as accompanying videos and expert commentary.

WalletHub used 30 metrics to compare the quality and efficiency of state-government services across five categories — Education, Health, Safety, Economy, and Infrastructure & Pollution — taking into account the drastically different rates at which citizens are taxed in each state.

Taxpayer ROI in Georgia (1=Best, 25=Avg.):
  • 4th – Overall ROI
  • 6th – Total Taxes per Capita (Population Aged 18+)
  • 34th – Education
  • 40th – Health
  • 29th – Safety
  • 5th – Economy
  • 17th – Infrastructure & Pollution