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

State Inheritance and Estate Taxes: Rates, Economic Implications, and the Return of Interstate Competition

July 17, 2017

Unpacking the State and Local Tax Toolkit: Sources of State and Local Tax Collections

June 20, 2017

Ohio Illustrated: A Visual Guide to Taxes & The Economy

June 7, 2017

The State and Local Tax Deduction: A Primer

March 15, 2017

Facts & Figures 2017: How Does Your State Compare?

March 13, 2017