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

2018 State Business Tax Climate Index

October 17, 2017

Ohio’s Commercial Activity Tax: A Reappraisal

September 26, 2017

Soda Tax Experiment Failing in Philadelphia Amid Consumer Angst and Revenue Shortfalls

August 3, 2017

Sales Tax Holidays: Politically Expedient but Poor Tax Policy, 2017

July 25, 2017

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

July 17, 2017