Center for State Tax Policy

The Tax Foundation’s Center for State Tax Policy produces and markets timely and high-quality data, research, and analysis on state fiscal issues that influence the debate toward economically principled tax policies.

Our experts are routinely relied upon for presentations, testimony, and media appearances on state tax and fiscal policy, and our website is a comprehensive resource for information on tax and spending policy in each U.S. state. For information on your state, click on the map to the right.

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Featured Research

State Forecasts Indicate $121 Billion 2-Year Tax Revenue Losses Compared to FY 2019

July 15, 2020

How Stable is Cigarette Tax Revenue?

July 9, 2020

State Tax Changes Effective July 1, 2020

July 9, 2020

State and Local Sales Tax Rates, Midyear 2020

July 8, 2020

How High are Beer Taxes in Your State?

July 1, 2020

How High are Wine Taxes in Your State?

June 24, 2020


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Split Roll Initiative in California Threatens Property Tax Limitations on Commercial Real Estate

September 24, 2020

Maryland Lawmakers Look to Alcohol for New Revenue

September 22, 2020

Republican Study Committee Workforce Plan Rethinks Education, Labor, and Welfare Tax Policy

September 22, 2020

New Census Data Shows States Beat Revenue Expectations in FY 2020

September 18, 2020

Does Your State Have an Individual Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)?

September 16, 2020

New York Stock Exchange Signals Willingness to Relocate Servers to Avoid Proposed New Jersey Financial Transaction Tax

September 14, 2020

Does Your State Have a Marriage Penalty?

September 9, 2020

Flawed Federal Taxation of Recreational Marijuana

September 3, 2020

Does Your State Have an Estate or Inheritance Tax?

September 2, 2020

How High Are Property Taxes in Your State?

August 26, 2020

Who Will Pay for the Roads?

August 25, 2020

Where Do People Pay the Most in Property Taxes?

August 19, 2020

Nebraska’s Property Tax Compromise Provides Temporary Relief, but Structural Reform Is Still Needed

August 13, 2020

Teleworking Employees Face Double Taxation Due to Aggressive “Convenience Rule” Policies in Seven States

August 13, 2020

Nevada Hoping to Extract Revenue with Mining Tax Increase Amendment

August 12, 2020

What is the Real Value of $100 in Metropolitan Areas?

August 12, 2020

Vermont May Be the Next State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana Sales

August 7, 2020

What is the Real Value of $100 in Your State?

August 5, 2020

Massachusetts Ban of Flavored Cigarettes Is Getting Expensive

August 3, 2020

State Income and Sales Tax Revenues Slide in Second Quarter

July 30, 2020