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

Where Do People Pay the Most in Property Taxes?

September 13, 2022

States Inaugurate a Flat Tax Revolution

September 7, 2022

Unpacking the State and Local Tax Toolkit: Sources of State and Local Tax Collections (FY 2020)

August 25, 2022

Does Your State Have a Marriage Penalty?

August 16, 2022

2022 Sales Tax Holidays: Bad Policy Any Year, But Especially in Response to High Inflation

August 2, 2022

State and Local Sales Tax Rates, Midyear 2022

July 19, 2022


More Research

Combined Federal and State Corporate Income Tax Rates in 2022

September 27, 2022

Doing Tax Policy at the Ballot Is Not for the Faint of Heart

September 22, 2022

Where Do People Pay the Most in Property Taxes?

September 13, 2022

Massachusetts’ Graduated Income Tax Amendment Threatens the Commonwealth’s Economic Transformation

September 13, 2022

States Inaugurate a Flat Tax Revolution

September 7, 2022

Idaho to Consider Flat Income Tax in Special Session

September 1, 2022

New Mexico and the Question of Tax Competitiveness

September 1, 2022

Missouri Should Consider Flat Income Tax in Special Session

August 31, 2022

Comparing Beer Taxes by State, 2022

August 30, 2022

States That Might Tax Student Loan Debt Cancellation

August 25, 2022

Unpacking the State and Local Tax Toolkit: Sources of State and Local Tax Collections (FY 2020)

August 25, 2022

Arkansas’s Rate Reduction Acceleration

August 18, 2022

FDA Ban on Flavored Cigars Could Cost $836 Million in Annual Excise Tax Revenue

August 17, 2022

Does Your State Have a Marriage Penalty?

August 16, 2022

2022 Sales Tax Holidays: Bad Policy Any Year, But Especially in Response to High Inflation

August 2, 2022

Indiana Should Use Surplus to Expedite Rate Cuts, Index Exemptions for Inflation

July 29, 2022

New Jersey’s Proposed Menthol Ban Is All Pain and No Gain

July 27, 2022

State and Local Sales Tax Rates, Midyear 2022

July 19, 2022

Pennsylvania Cuts Corporate Net Income Tax Rate

July 14, 2022

Idaho’s Tax Hiking Ballot Measure Is Riddled With Mistakes

July 14, 2022