State government tax revenues rose to $916.5 billion in 2015, representing an increase for the fifth consecutive year, according to recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

State government tax revenues totaled $875 billion in 2014, which means that in 2015 tax revenue increased by $41.5 billion, or 4.8 percent.

According to the bureau, income taxes were responsible for most of the growth in receipts, increasing from $360.1 billion to $387.2 billion, or 7.5 percent.

Corporate taxes increased 4.7 percent from $46.9 billion in 2014 to $49.1 billion in 2015, while individual income taxes increased 7.9 percent from $313.2 billion to $338.1 billion.

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