DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL — Sure, taxes are a certainty in life — but what's not so certain is if taxpayers are getting a good return on their investment.

They are in Colorado, according to a new WalletHub report that looks at the return on investment (ROI) of taxpayer dollars.

The Centennial State ranks fourth in the nation in the report, which ranked states based on how taxpayer dollars are spent.

Categories analyzed were as follows:

Education, including quality of university and school systems, projected high school graduation rates and share of idle youth (youth that aren't working).

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