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 Tax Changes Taking Effect July 1, 2022

June 28, 2022

The Impact of Individual Income Tax Changes on Economic Growth

June 14, 2022

Does Your State Have a Gross Receipts Tax?

June 7, 2022

Two Dozen States Show Why the Kansas Critique of Income Tax Cuts Is Mistaken

May 24, 2022

State Sales Tax Breadth and Reliance, Fiscal Year 2021

May 4, 2022

FDA Menthol Ban Would Boost Smuggling, Reduce Revenues, with Few Health Benefits

April 28, 2022


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State Tax Changes Taking Effect July 1, 2022

June 28, 2022

Testimony: Pennsylvania Should Respond to Inflation with Structural Tax Reforms

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Does Your State Have an Estate or Inheritance Tax?

June 21, 2022

The Impact of Individual Income Tax Changes on Economic Growth

June 14, 2022

Does Your State Have a Gross Receipts Tax?

June 7, 2022

Wisconsin Losing Ground to Tax-Friendly Peers

May 31, 2022

Two Dozen States Show Why the Kansas Critique of Income Tax Cuts Is Mistaken

May 24, 2022

Ranking Sales Taxes on the 2022 State Business Tax Climate Index

May 24, 2022

Oklahoma Should Prioritize Pro-Growth Relief, Not Gimmicky Rebate Checks

May 23, 2022

Comments on Tobacco Product Standard for Menthol in Cigarettes

May 19, 2022

Ranking Property Taxes on the 2022 State Business Tax Climate Index

May 10, 2022

Evaluating Wyoming’s Business Tax Competitiveness

May 10, 2022

State Sales Tax Breadth and Reliance, Fiscal Year 2021

May 4, 2022

The Aftermath of Arizona’s Proposition 208 and the Potential for a Flat Tax

April 29, 2022

FDA Menthol Ban Would Boost Smuggling, Reduce Revenues, with Few Health Benefits

April 28, 2022

States Inaugurate a Flat Tax Revolution

April 26, 2022

Ranking Unemployment Insurance Taxes on Our 2022 State Business Tax Climate Index

April 26, 2022

Kansas Policymakers Should Improve Food Credit, Not Exempt Groceries

April 22, 2022

Missouri Tax Reform Could Give State Competitive Edge

April 20, 2022

The Surprising Regressivity of Grocery Tax Exemptions

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