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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The Lottery: Government Activity or Business?

July 14, 2006

Temporary Gasoline Tax Holidays: Relief for Motorists or Poor Tax Policy?

July 10, 2006

Improving the Connecticut Business Tax Climate

July 1, 2006

Are Lottery Taxes Regressive? (And What Does “Regressive” Mean Anyway?)

June 16, 2006

Single Business Tax Repeal Back Again in Michigan

May 31, 2006

Texas Implements Gross Receipts Tax

May 19, 2006

Gambling with Retirement Savings

May 19, 2006

Pennsylvania Property Taxes, Part 4: True Patriots Play the Slots

May 18, 2006

Gas Tax Revenues Surge in the States

May 11, 2006

Reforming Property Taxes in the Lone Star State

May 11, 2006

U.S. Lagging Behind OECD Corporate Tax Trends

May 5, 2006

The “Exceptional Tree” Deduction

April 21, 2006

Lotteries Don?t Keep Taxes Low

April 13, 2006

Misguided Court Rules That N.C. Lottery Is Not a Tax

April 3, 2006

Taxes and Business Location Decisions

March 28, 2006

Federal Tax Burdens and Expenditures by State

March 16, 2006

Michigan Should Fear Indiana, Not India

March 2, 2006

Which State Taxes are Best for Business?

February 27, 2006

Response to Criticisms of the State Business Tax Climate Index

February 27, 2006

Lotteries and Window Taxes

February 23, 2006