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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Major Publications

Featured Research

Tax Trends at the Dawn of 2020

January 6, 2020

State Tax Changes as of January 1, 2020

December 20, 2019

GILTI and Other Conformity Issues Still Loom for States in 2020

December 19, 2019

State Sales Taxes in the Post-Wayfair Era

December 12, 2019

Kansas Tax Modernization: A Framework for Stable, Fair, Pro-Growth Reform

December 10, 2019

Cigarette Taxes and Cigarette Smuggling by State, 2017

December 4, 2019


More Research

Maryland Legislators Want to Tax Online Advertising

January 15, 2020

Iowa Governor Proposes Second Round of Tax Reform

January 15, 2020

State and Local Sales Tax Rates, 2020

January 15, 2020

Massachusetts Should Create a More Neutral, Competitive Corporate Excise Tax

January 13, 2020

Proposal to Increase New York Beer Tax

January 9, 2020

Where Did Americans Move in 2019?

January 8, 2020

Coming This Spring: TABOR-Triggered Income Tax Relief in Colorado

January 6, 2020

Tax Trends at the Dawn of 2020

January 6, 2020

How High are Champagne Taxes in Your State?

December 27, 2019

Virginia Governor Looks to Excise Taxes

December 23, 2019

State Tax Changes as of January 1, 2020

December 20, 2019

Gov. Whitmer Signs Michigan Marketplace Facilitator Bills into Law

December 19, 2019

GILTI and Other Conformity Issues Still Loom for States in 2020

December 19, 2019

Ranking Unemployment Insurance Taxes on the 2020 State Business Tax Climate Index

December 18, 2019

Utah Passes Tax Reform Bill in Special Session

December 12, 2019

State Sales Taxes in the Post-Wayfair Era

December 12, 2019

Ranking Property Taxes on the 2020 State Business Tax Climate Index

December 11, 2019

Kansas Tax Modernization: A Framework for Stable, Fair, Pro-Growth Reform

December 10, 2019

Cigarette Taxes and Cigarette Smuggling by State, 2017

December 4, 2019

Ranking Sales Taxes on the 2020 State Business Tax Climate Index

November 27, 2019