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

Do Unto Others: The Case for State Income Tax Reciprocity

November 16, 2022

States Inaugurate a Flat Tax Revolution

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How High Are Taxes on Recreational Marijuana in Your State?

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Maryland Court Strikes a Blow to Digital Advertising Taxes

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2023 State Business Tax Climate Index

October 25, 2022

State Tax Ballot Measures to Watch on Election Day 2022

October 24, 2022


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A Flat Tax in Wisconsin Can Deliver Tax Relief for Everyone

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2023 State Business Tax Climate Index

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Coloradans Could Lower Their Income Taxes This Fall

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California Can’t Give Up Tax Increases

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West Virginia Voters Will Determine the Scope of Potential State Tax Reform

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How Do Taxes Affect Interstate Migration?

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Economic Implications of an Alaska Income Tax or Its Alternatives

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Doing Tax Policy at the Ballot Is Not for the Faint of Heart

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