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April 15, 2014

On Tax Day, new IRS data shows New Yorkers with highest income in 20 years
By Mark Weiner

WASHINGTON, D.C. - New York state residents reported an average adjusted gross income of $68,843 in their 2012 tax returns, the highest in the past 20 years, according to new Internal Revenue Service data analyzed by researchers at Syracuse University. New York ranked fifth in the nation for average adjusted gross income, trailing Connecticut ($83,596), the District of Columbia ($76,487), Massachusetts ($74,252) and New Jersey ($73,157), according to SU's Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, or TRAC. New Yorkers eclipsed their previous record for adjusted gross income of $62,489 for the 2009 tax filing year, according to the data.

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