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

Top Rates in Each State Under Joe Biden’s Tax Plan

October 20, 2020

State and Local Tax Ballot Measures to Watch on Election Day 2020

October 5, 2020

State Forecasts Indicate $121 Billion 2-Year Tax Revenue Losses Compared to FY 2019

July 15, 2020

How Stable is Cigarette Tax Revenue?

July 9, 2020

State Tax Changes Effective July 1, 2020

July 9, 2020

State and Local Sales Tax Rates, Midyear 2020

July 8, 2020


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

October 22, 2020

2021 State Business Tax Climate Index

October 21, 2020

Top Rates in Each State Under Joe Biden’s Tax Plan

October 20, 2020

How Many Sales Tax Jurisdictions Does Your State Have?

October 14, 2020

Tax Modernization: A Key to Economic Recovery and Growth in Nebraska

October 13, 2020

Does Your State Have a Throwback or Throwout Rule?

October 7, 2020

Taxation of Tobacco and Vapor Products on the Ballot in Oregon

October 7, 2020

Twelve Things to Know About the “Fair Tax for Illinois”

October 6, 2020

State and Local Tax Ballot Measures to Watch on Election Day 2020

October 5, 2020

Colorado Proposition 116: Will Voters Reduce the State Income Tax Rate?

October 5, 2020

Does Your State Have a Corporate Alternative Minimum Tax?

September 30, 2020

Seventh Time’s the Charm: New Jersey Passes Millionaires Tax

September 30, 2020

Colorado Voters to Decide Fate of Longstanding Property Tax Limit

September 30, 2020

Split Roll Initiative in California Threatens Property Tax Limitations on Commercial Real Estate

September 24, 2020

Maryland Lawmakers Look to Alcohol for New Revenue

September 22, 2020

Republican Study Committee Workforce Plan Rethinks Education, Labor, and Welfare Tax Policy

September 22, 2020

New Census Data Shows States Beat Revenue Expectations in FY 2020

September 18, 2020

Does Your State Have an Individual Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)?

September 16, 2020

New York Stock Exchange Signals Willingness to Relocate Servers to Avoid Proposed New Jersey Financial Transaction Tax

September 14, 2020

Does Your State Have a Marriage Penalty?

September 9, 2020