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

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

How High are Beer Taxes in Your State?

July 1, 2020

How High are Wine Taxes in Your State?

June 24, 2020


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Vermont May Be the Next State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana Sales

August 7, 2020

What is the Real Value of $100 in Your State?

August 5, 2020

Massachusetts Ban of Flavored Cigarettes Is Getting Expensive

August 3, 2020

State Income and Sales Tax Revenues Slide in Second Quarter

July 30, 2020

State Gasoline Tax Rates as of July 2020

July 29, 2020

New York and New Jersey Consider Financial Transaction Taxes

July 23, 2020

Sales Tax Holidays: Politically Expedient but Poor Tax Policy, 2020

July 22, 2020

(Webinar) Figuring Out Phase Four: Next Steps on Federal and State Coronavirus Response

July 21, 2020

Tax Options to Promote Short-Term Recovery and Long-Term Economic Growth in Wisconsin

July 16, 2020

Marginal Tax Rates for Pass-through Businesses by State

July 15, 2020

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

July 15, 2020

What Can Connecticut Learn from its Neighbors About Property Tax Limitations?

July 15, 2020

Future of Wisconsin Vapor Tax Uncertain after Decision by State Supreme Court

July 13, 2020

Non-Profit Files Lawsuit over Withholding Requirements in Ohio

July 10, 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

D.C. Proposal to Include Advertising in Sales Tax Won’t Work as Advertised

July 7, 2020

Illuminating Independence Day Taxes

July 2, 2020

How High are Beer Taxes in Your State?

July 1, 2020