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 Corporate Income Tax Rates and Brackets for 2022

January 18, 2022

Net Operating Loss Provisions: State Treatment and the Economic Benefits

January 13, 2022

State Tax Changes Effective January 1, 2022

January 11, 2022

Why Washington State Can’t Claim Its Capital Gains Tax Is an Excise Tax

December 16, 2021

2022 State Business Tax Climate Index

December 16, 2021

Aligning Kentucky’s Tax Code for Growth

November 30, 2021


More Research

State Corporate Income Tax Rates and Brackets for 2022

January 18, 2022

Proposal to Raise Vapor Taxes in Washington State Gets Base and Rate Wrong

January 13, 2022

Net Operating Loss Provisions: State Treatment and the Economic Benefits

January 13, 2022

State Tax Changes Effective January 1, 2022

January 11, 2022

Poor Tax Design in Alaska Vapor Tax Proposal

January 7, 2022

California Considers Doubling its Taxes

January 6, 2022

Eight Tax Reforms for Mobility and Modernization

January 5, 2022

Americans Moved to Low-Tax States in 2021

January 4, 2022

Why Washington State Can’t Claim Its Capital Gains Tax Is an Excise Tax

December 16, 2021

The State Business Tax Climate Index Is Your Guide to Economic “Wins Above Replacement”

December 16, 2021

2022 State Business Tax Climate Index

December 16, 2021

Arkansas’s Sustainable Tax Reform: A Gift That Will Keep On Giving

December 9, 2021

Traveling for the Holidays? States Would Like the Gift of Taxes

December 8, 2021

North Carolina Reinforces Its Tax Reform Legacy

December 3, 2021

Cigarette Taxes and Cigarette Smuggling by State, 2019

December 2, 2021

Aligning Kentucky’s Tax Code for Growth

November 30, 2021

The Surprising Challenge of Too Much Tax Revenue—and Florida’s No-Gas-Tax Solution

November 23, 2021

Ohio’s CAT Is Out of the Bag

November 23, 2021

Mississippians Would Benefit from Sustainable Income Tax Reduction

November 23, 2021

Republican Cannabis Bill Would Tax by Category

November 15, 2021