California leads other states in jobs related to new-vehicle dealerships and the income taxes paid by those workers. That lead widens sharply over other states in terms of the corporate taxes those dealerships generate, according to a study prepared for the National Automobile Dealers Association. At right are the numbers for select states.
Dealerships and their impact on the states
|Jobs||income taxes**||corporate taxes***|
|California||241,972||$2.68 billion||$169.2 million|
|Florida||154,085||$921 million||$62.4 million|
|New York||112,934||$1.84 billion||$65.5 million|
|Pennsylvania||96,280||$872 million||$62.5 million|
|Illinois||95,954||$888 million||$59.3 million|
|New Jersey||64,654||$894 million||$47.9 million|
|*Includes dealership direct employees and other workers whose jobs derive from dealership spending|
|**Estimated for federal and state income taxes in 2014; Florida and Texas have no state income tax|
|***Estimated income taxes and corporate licensing fees in 2013; excludes Texas' corporate gross receipts tax|
|Source: Center for Automotive Research|
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