State of Connecticut

Personal Income Tax Filers and Liability by Income Level,
Calendar Years 2002 and 2008
(Expressed in Thousands)
  Calendar Year 2002 Calendar Year 2008
      Personal   Personal  
  Number Percentage  Income Tax Percentage Number Percentage Income Tax Percentage
Income Level of Filers of Total Liability of Total of Filers of Total Liability of Total
$50,000 and under 810,902 58.1% $216,127,745 7.6% 803,335 53.3% $347,549,146 5.6%
$50,001 -$100,000 373,002 26.7% 765,850,088 26.8% 390,838 25.9% 1,146,533,359 18.6%
$100,001-$200,000 152,952 11.0% 746,506,146 26.1% 222,476 14.8% 1,418,468,087 23.0%
$200,001-$500,000 43,707 3.1% 452,609,898 15.8% 67,610 4.5% 956,069,589 15.5%
$500,001-$2,000,000 12,202 0.9% 330,851,853 11.6% 19,682 1.3% 856,824,330 13.9%
$2,000,000 and up 1,971 0.2% 347,553,185 12.2% 3,953 0.3% 1,443,375,187 23.4%
                 
Total 1,394,736 100.0% $2,859,498,915 100.0% 1,507,894 100.0% $6,168,819,698 100.0%


Note: Due to confidentiality issues, the names of the ten largest tax payers are not available.
The categories presented are intended to provide alternative information regarding the sources of the State's tax revenue. Calendar year 2007 is the most recent year for which the data is available.
Source: Department of Revenue Services