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.

Major Publications

Featured Research

2016 Outstanding Achievement in State Tax Reform

February 1, 2017

State and Local Sales Tax Rates in 2017

January 31, 2017

Punching the Meal Ticket: Local Option Meals Taxes in the States

January 26, 2017

Minnesota Illustrated: A Visual Guide to Taxes & The Economy

January 25, 2017

Testimony: Reexamining Kansas’ Pass-through Carve-out

January 19, 2017