Tax Policy Center

Fiscal Facts

June 4, 2018
SALT Average Amount Claimed
More than 44 million returns claimed the State and Local Tax Deduction in 2015, with a national average amount of about $12,500. The average deduction exceeded $10,000 in twenty states and $15,000 in six states. Starting in 2018, the deduction is capped at $10,000 per return.