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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Flawed Federal Taxation of Recreational Marijuana

September 3, 2020

Does Your State Have an Estate or Inheritance Tax?

September 2, 2020

How High Are Property Taxes in Your State?

August 26, 2020

Who Will Pay for the Roads?

August 25, 2020

Where Do People Pay the Most in Property Taxes?

August 19, 2020

Nebraska’s Property Tax Compromise Provides Temporary Relief, but Structural Reform Is Still Needed

August 13, 2020

Teleworking Employees Face Double Taxation Due to Aggressive “Convenience Rule” Policies in Seven States

August 13, 2020

Nevada Hoping to Extract Revenue with Mining Tax Increase Amendment

August 12, 2020

What is the Real Value of $100 in Metropolitan Areas?

August 12, 2020

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