House GOP Votes to Raise Taxes on 36 Million Middle Class Families


Today, House Republicans voted for raising taxes on 36 million middle class families in order to hand deficit-exploding giveaways to the wealthiest and corporations shipping jobs overseas.  As Republicans head home for Thanksgiving to face their constituents, here’s a reminder of how many families in each state will lose vital middle class tax deductions thanks to their GOP Members of Congress:

State ITEP Impact of Tax Scam on Bottom 80 Percent of Households by State Medical Expense Tax Deduction Claims Average Medical Expense Tax Deduction Student Loan Interest Deduction Claims Average Student Loan Deduction Educator Expense Deduction Claims
Alabama Nearly 350,000 Alabama households earning less than $125,000 will see a tax increase 141,849 $8,732 132,880 $1,066 47,850
Alaska 17,000 Alaska households earning less than $106,000 will see a tax hike 11,934 $11,433 30,250 $1,048 7,940
Arizona More than 425,000 Arizona households earning less than $135,000 will see a tax increase 250,244 $9,009 233,340 $1,022 65,980
Arkansas Nearly 140,000 Arkansas households earning less than $124,000 will see a tax increase 67,688 $8,655 83,880 $1,037 30,920
California More than 3.7 million California households earning less than $187,000 will see a tax increase 1,031,052 $10,413 1,100,110 $1,034 355,960
Colorado 415,000 Colorado households earning less than $156,000 will see a tax increase 159,412 $10,266 281,920 $1,095 57,780
Connecticut 305,000 Connecticut households earning less than $197,000 will see a tax increase 116,390 $11,114 155,840 $1,120 57,320
Delaware More than 60,000 Delaware households earning less than $134,000 will see a tax hike 23,025 $11,234 33,880 $1,096 11,760
District of Columbia 90,000 DC households earning less than $176,000 will see a tax increase 18,770 $11,056 40,430 $1,248 6,450
Florida More than 1.2 million Florida households earning less than $133,000 will see a tax increase 634,306 $10,157 618,450 $1,039 197,190
Georgia Nearly 890,000 Georgia households earning less than $146,000 would see a tax increase 312,604 $8,394 334,570 $1,094 123,300
Hawaii Nearly 110,000 Hawaii households earning less than $169,000 would see a tax increase 33,166 $10,358 45,240 $1,040 15,250
Idaho 95,000 Idaho households earning less than $115,000 will see a tax hike 49,749 $9,236 67,560 $1,016 14,790
Illinois More than 850,000 Illinois households earning less than $171,000 will see a tax increase 373,168 $10,148 534,460 $1,122 157,480
Indiana Nearly 360,000 Indiana households earning less than $147,000 will see a tax increase 149,794 $10,466 285,270 $1,090 61,870
Iowa 165,000 Iowa households earning less than $139,000 will see a tax hike 99,873 $11,542 178,020 $1,078 36,230
Kansas Nearly 120,000 Kansas households earning less than $148,000 will see a tax increase 83,764 $11,367 132,030 $1,049 34,650
Kentucky More than 210,000 Kentucky households earning less than $121,000 will see a tax hike 89,275 $9,522 156,800 $1,017 44,250
Louisiana Nearly 235,000 Louisiana households earning less than $113,000 will see a tax increase 101,851 $10,650 130,460 $1,016 55,690
Maine 90,000 Maine households earning less than $148,000 will see a tax hike 35,764 $10,248 69,580 $1,087 16,530
Maryland Nearly 700,000 Maryland households earning less than $181,000 will see a tax increase 220,545 $9,742 224,230 $1,107 79,640
Massachusetts Nearly 550,000 Massachusetts households earning less than $207,000 will see a tax increase 193,544 $11,053 345,220 $1,163 98,310
Michigan 570,000 Michigan households earning less than $160,000 will see a tax hike 235,145 $9,264 410,650 $1,105 94,810
Minnesota More than 390,000 Minnesota households earning less than $154,000 will see a tax increase 172,159 $9,959 338,000 $1,095 60,190
Mississippi 180,000 Mississippi households earning less than $123,000 will see a tax hike 86,092 $8,590 71,310 $1,031 34,470
Missouri More than 320,000 Missouri households earning less than $142,000 will see a tax increase 165,001 $10,049 255,920 $1,082 68,100
Montana More than 60,000 Montana households earning less than $116,000 will see a tax hike 39,906 $9,146 48,980 $1,026 10,630
Nebraska More tan 100,000 Nebraska households earning less than $137,000 will see a tax increase 56,801 $11,502 99,260 $1,063 24,660
Nevada 160,000 Nevada households earning less than $154,000 will see a tax increase 71,524 $8,737 81,590 $1,013 25,730
New Hampshire Nearly 100,000 New Hampshire households earning less than $205,000 will see a tax hike 41,633 $11,154 79,130 $1,157 19,420
New Jersey Nearly 865,000 New Jersey households earning less than $189,000 will see a tax hike 386,855 $8,842 350,350 $1,160 151,890
New Mexico More than 70,000 New Mexico households earning less than $128,000 will see a tax increase 53,193 $9,337 61,910 $978 23,390
New York Nearly 1.7 million New York households earning less than $162,000 will see a tax increase 457,866 $9,867 801,230 $1,118 290,480
North Carolina More than 700,000 North Carolina households earning less than $136,000 will see a tax hike 308,775 $9,438 334,010 $1,054 109,920
North Dakota More than 30,000 North Dakota households earning less than $106,000 will see a tax increase 15,665 $14,928 48,480 $1,019 7,730
Ohio More than 700,000 Ohio households earning less than $133,000 will see a tax increase 259,359 $10,677 514,840 $1,138 121,110
Oklahoma More than 170,000 Oklahoma households earning less than $96,000 will see a tax increase 93,236 $10,029 124,260 $1,005 42,290
Oregon 365,000 Oregon households earning less than $156,000 will see a tax hike 162,923 $9,060 188,940 $1,068 34,990
Pennsylvania More than 710,000 Pennsylvania households earning less than $149,000 will see a tax hike 311,459 $11,106 651,900 $1,139 149,650
Rhode Island Nearly 75,000 Rhode Island households earning less than $159,000 will see a tax hike 25,894 $10,201 49,330 $1,095 15,950
South Carolina More than 280,000 South Carolina households earning less than $134,000 will see a tax hike 138,571 $9,077 166,760 $1,082 51,410
South Dakota Nearly 40,000 South Dakota households earning less than $113,000 will see a tax increase 21,626 $12,786 50,590 $1,095 9,490
Tennessee More than 350,000 Tennessee households earning less than $132,000 will see a tax increase 144,826 $9,284 221,200 $1,069 67,270
Texas More than 1.7 million Texas households earning less than $127,000 will see a tax hike 561,544 $10,228 876,120 $1,063 353,650
Utah Nearly 290,000 Utah households earning less than $166,000 will see a tax increase 74,733 $7,745 107,860 $950 25,760
Vermont More than 30,000 Vermont households earning less than $160,000 will see a tax hike 16,493 $10,811 41,140 $1,079 8,910
Virginia More than 750,000 Virginia households earning less than $171,000 will see a tax increase 261,037 $9,987 324,310 $1,105 101,480
Washington Nearly 550,000 Washington households earning less than $173,000 will see a tax increase 205,597 $10,536 293,300 $1,052 66,860
West Virginia 60,000 West Virginia households earning less than $110,000 will see a tax hike 22,807 $10,515 58,390 $1,054 17,600
Wisconsin Nearly 300,000 Wisconsin households earning less than $144,000 will see a tax increase 183,513 $9,746 288,620 $1,055 63,910
Wyoming Nearly 30,000 Wyoming households earning less than $115,000 will see a tax increase 14,717 $11,372 21,830 $1,040 7,220

Sources: Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, Richest Americans Benefit Most from House’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, 11/2017;
AARP, Medical Expense Tax Deduction: Key Characteristics by State, 11/2017; IRS, SOI Tax Stats, 2015