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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Thirteen Priorities for Pro-Growth Tax Modernization in Nebraska

February 2, 2021

Washington State Lawmakers Considering New Bans and Higher Taxes on Nicotine Products

February 1, 2021

Wisconsin’s PPP Loan Recipients Face Hundreds of Millions in Surprise Taxes

January 29, 2021

What the GameStop Saga Can Teach Us About Mark-to-Market Taxation of Capital Gains

January 29, 2021

Washington State Floats a Wealth Tax Which Relies Almost Exclusively on Four People

January 29, 2021

To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Sales Taxes?

January 27, 2021

New York Governor Proposes THC-based Tax on Recreational Marijuana

January 21, 2021

Massachusetts Flavored Tobacco Ban Has Severe Impact on Tax Revenue

January 19, 2021

To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Property Taxes?

January 19, 2021

Where Did Americans Move in 2020?

January 13, 2021

Several States Considering Legal Recreational Marijuana

January 13, 2021

The Drawbacks of State Taxes on Financial Transactions

January 11, 2021

State and Local Sales Tax Rates, 2021

January 6, 2021

State Tax Changes Effective January 1, 2021

January 5, 2021

How High Are Champagne Taxes in Your State?

December 28, 2020

The COVID-19 Relief Bill Contains Over $100 Billion in State Aid After All

December 23, 2020

Congress Passes $900 Billion Coronavirus Relief Package

December 21, 2020

Gross Receipt Taxes Become Part of New Jersey’s Recreational Marijuana Legalization

December 18, 2020

Where State Unemployment Compensation Trust Funds Stand in December

December 18, 2020

State Tax Collections Down 4.4 Percent Through September, While Local Tax Collections Rise

December 17, 2020