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

How Are Your State’s Roads Funded?

April 21, 2021

Arcane Federal Tax on Sports Betting Is Too Much to Handle

April 8, 2021

State Conformity to Federal Pandemic-Related Tax Provisions in CARES and ARPA

April 1, 2021

How High Are Taxes on Recreational Marijuana in Your State?

March 31, 2021

Evaluating West Virginia Income Tax Repeal Plans

March 30, 2021

Excise Tax Application and Trends

March 16, 2021


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Modernizing Rental Car and Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing Taxes for a Post-Pandemic Future

April 22, 2021

How Are Your State’s Roads Funded?

April 21, 2021

Controversy Erupts as Florida Follows Forty-Three States in Adopting Uncontroversial Tax Provision

April 21, 2021

Imposing New Taxes on Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing Will Not Help Texas Economic Recovery

April 19, 2021

How High Are State and Local Tax Collections in Your State?

April 14, 2021

Testimony: Convenience Rules and Remote Work in Arkansas

April 14, 2021

Four Issues with Proposal to Increase Tobacco and Vapor Taxes in Maine

April 13, 2021

Portland Small Business Owners Facing Weirdly High New Taxes—and It Could Get Worse

April 8, 2021

Arcane Federal Tax on Sports Betting Is Too Much to Handle

April 8, 2021

How High Are Vapor Taxes in Your State?

April 7, 2021

14.8% Individual Income Tax and 16.1% Corporate Income Tax Coming To New York City?

April 6, 2021

ARPA’s Tax Cuts Limitation Is a Problem for More States Than You Think

April 5, 2021

Why Smoking and Vaping Tax Increases Should Not be Part of West Virginia’s Reform Proposals

April 5, 2021

Combined Corporate Rates Would Exceed 30 Percent in Most States Under Biden’s Tax Plan

April 1, 2021

State Conformity to Federal Pandemic-Related Tax Provisions in CARES and ARPA

April 1, 2021

How High Are Taxes on Recreational Marijuana in Your State?

March 31, 2021

ARPA Allocates $2 Billion to Nonexistent County Governments

March 31, 2021

Evaluating West Virginia Income Tax Repeal Plans

March 30, 2021

Are Excise Taxes on Beverages a Good Substitute for Income Taxes?

March 29, 2021

Does Your State Levy a Capital Stock Tax?

March 24, 2021