So... What is the TOTAL amount of taxes that Dallasites pay each year, anyway?

Let's find out. Modify the "Tax-Related" Questions (in the green box) below to get a detailed calculation of your (or any Dallasite's) tax burden for the year. (Enter 0 for any questions which do not apply. Do not enter any dollar signs or commas, please.) You may also modify the numbers in the "Market Questions" (purple) and the "Current Tax Rates" (red) boxes, although we have researched these numbers quite rigorously. NONE OF YOUR ENTRIES ARE RECORDED.

Personal "Tax-Related" Questions
Yearly Income: dollars
Assessed Value of your Home: dollars
Self-Employed?
Senior Citizen (65)?

Amount of Annual Spending which does NOT incur sales tax (Examples: New Savings, New Investments, Etc.): dollars
Your Savings Set Aside to Pay for Taxes Each Year: dollars
Average Short-Term Capital Gains on your Investments Each Year: dollars
Average Long-Term Capital Gains on your Investments Each Year: dollars

Estimated Phone Bill Each Month: dollars
Average Number of Miles You Drive Per Year: miles
Average Mileage of Your Car: miles/gallon
Average Number of Cigarette Packs Per Year: 20 cig packs
Average Number of Spirit Bottles You Consume Each Year: bottles
Average Number of Wine Bottles You Consume Each Year: bottles
Average Number of Wine Bottles of >14% Alcohol You Consume Each Year: bottles
Average Number of Sparkling Wine Bottles You Consume Each Year: bottles
Average Number of 6-Packs of Beer You Consume Each Year: sixpacks
Current Tax Rates
Federal Social Security and Disability Tax Rate: % of your income
Federal Social Security and Disability Tax Rate (Self-Employed): % of your income
Federal Social Security and Disability Tax Cap: dollars
Federal Medicare Tax Rate: % of your income
Federal Medicare Tax Rate (Self-Employed): % of your income
Federal Corporate Income Tax Rate: % of corporate income
Federal Phone Regulation Recovery Charge: dollars/month
Federal Phone 911 Service Fee: dollars/month
Federal Phone Excise Tax: % of your phone bill

State Sales Tax Rate: % of your purchases
State Corporate Margin Tax Rate: % of corporate income
State Phone Telecommunications Excise Surcharge: dollars/month
State Gasoline Tax Rate: dollars/gallon
State Cigarette Tax Rate: dollars/20pack
State Spirits Tax Rate: dollars/gallon
State Wine Tax Rate: dollars/gallon
State Wine >14% Alcohol Tax Rate: dollars/gallon
State Sparkling Wine Tax Rate: dollars/gallon
State Beer Tax Rate: dollars/gallon

Local Sales Tax Rate: % of your purchases
Local Property City Tax Rate: % of home value
Local Property School Tax Rate: % of home value
Local Property County Tax Rate: % of home value
Local Homestead Exemption (Standard): dollars of home value
Local Homestead Exemption (Optional): % of home value
Market Questions
Gross Domestic Product (per capita): dollars
Gross State Product (per capita): dollars

Average Spirit Bottle Capacity: gallons/bottle
Average Wine Bottle Capacity: gallons/bottle
Average 6-Pack Capacity: gallons/pack
Yearly Income: -
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Federal Income Tax: -
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Federal Social Security and Disability Tax: -
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Federal Medicare Tax: -
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Federal Obamacare Tax: -
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Federal Short-Term Capital Gains Tax: -
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Federal Long-Term Capital Gains Tax: -
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Federal Corporate Income Tax: -
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Federal Phone Regulation Recovery Charge: -
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Federal Phone 911 Service Fee: -
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Federal Phone Excise Tax: -
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State Sales Tax: -
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State Corporate Margin Tax: -
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State Phone Telecommunications Excise Surcharge: -
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State Gasoline Tax: -
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State Cigarette Tax: -
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State Spirits Tax: -
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State Wine Tax: -
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State Wine >14% Alcohol Tax: -
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State Sparkling Wine Tax: -
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State Beer Tax: -
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Local Sales Tax: -
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Local Property City Tax: -
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Local Property School Tax: -
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Local Property County Tax: -
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Total Taxes: -
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Percentage of your income (plus any allocated savings) taken by government each year (Federal, State, and Local): -
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Amount of your money (income plus any savings) taken by the government each year (Federal, State, and Local): -
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Amount of money you have left each year after taxes (not considering any savings contributed to taxes): -
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Date each year on which you stop paying taxes and start working for yourself: -
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The American Revolutionary War was kindled by the ratification of a 4% excise tax on tea.

Sources:

2012 Tax Tables and 2013 Federal Income Tax Rates, for federal income tax information
Texas Sales and Use Tax, for state sales tax information
City Sales and Use Tax Rates, for local sales tax information
DFW 2012 Property Tax Rates: Dallas Property Tax, for local property and school tax information
Texas Property Tax Exemptions | Texas Homestead Exemptions, for local property and school tax exemptions
"Trust Fund" Data, for federal Social Security/Disability and Medicare tax information
Social Security: Contribution and Benefit Base, for federal Social Security tax cap information
Employer's Unemployment Insurance Tax, for state unemployment tax information
Tax Foundation Tax Data, for state cigarette tax rates
Texas Gas Prices.Com, for state gasoline tax rates
Federation of Tax Administrators, State Wine Excise Tax Rates, 2013, for state wine tax rates
Federation of Tax Administrators, State Liquor Excise Tax Rates, 2013, for state distilled spirits tax rates
Federation of Tax Administrators, State Beer Excise Tax Rates, 2013, for state beer tax rates
Capital Gains Rates for Long/Short Term 2013, for federal capital gains tax information
Federal Corporate Income Tax Rates, Income Years 1909-2012, for federal corporate income tax information
Texas Corporate Tax Rates, for state corporate margin tax information
List of U.S. states by GDP, for gross federal and state domestic product per capita information

NOTE: This form is meant to be as simple as possible, but also as accurate as possible for quick estimates. There are many taxes left out of consideration due to their relatively lower impact or to reduce complexity. For a complete list of Texas State Taxes, follow this link. For questions, comments, or suggestions concerning this tax calculator, please e-mail the Vice Chair here.

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