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

Biden Administration Changes to GILTI and FDII Will Yield Automatic State Tax Increases

May 25, 2021

Location Matters 2021: The State Tax Costs of Doing Business

May 5, 2021

Outlier No More: Kansas Adopts Tax Reform with Wayfair Safe Harbor, GILTI Exclusion

May 4, 2021

How Stable is Cigarette Tax Revenue?

May 3, 2021

These States Will Pay You to Move. Does That Strategy Make Sense?

April 30, 2021

How Are Your State’s Roads Funded?

April 21, 2021


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How High Are Wine Taxes in Your State?

June 23, 2021

New Hampshire Closes in on Tax Cuts to Enhance State’s Competitive Advantage

June 23, 2021

States Continue to Bet on Sports

June 17, 2021

Tax Foundation Comment on Treasury’s State Tax Cuts Limitation Rule

June 17, 2021

How Stiff Are Distilled Spirits Taxes in Your State?

June 16, 2021

Banning Tobacco Flavors Could Prove Costly for D.C.

June 15, 2021

Louisiana Fiscal Session Finishes Strong with Tax Reform

June 11, 2021

Wisconsin’s Surplus Presents Opportunity for Down Payment on Future Economic Growth

June 9, 2021

What Are the Chances Your State Withholds Much of Your Lottery Winnings?

June 9, 2021

Ohio Lawmakers Ponder Tax Relief after Rosy Revenue Outlook

June 3, 2021

How Well-Funded Are Pension Plans in Your State?

June 2, 2021

Repealing Tariffs Would Be a Simple Option to Boost U.S. Economic Growth

June 1, 2021

Montana Adopts Individual and Corporate Income Tax Reform

June 1, 2021

Less Should be MORE with Federal Cannabis Taxation

May 28, 2021

Arizona Legislators Consider Lower, Flatter Income Tax

May 27, 2021

How Does Your State Treat Social Security Income?

May 26, 2021

Oklahoma Passes Corporate and Individual Income Tax Reductions

May 25, 2021

Biden Administration Changes to GILTI and FDII Will Yield Automatic State Tax Increases

May 25, 2021

How Much Does Your State Collect in Property Taxes Per Capita?

May 19, 2021

How Much Does Your State Collect in Sales Taxes Per Capita?

May 12, 2021