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.

Explore Key Policy Areas

Learn More

What Are Taxes Like in Your State?

US Map
Learn More

Major Publications

More Research

A Road Map to Recreational Marijuana Taxation

June 9, 2020

California Senate Bill Seeks Tax Credit Transparency from Large Corporations but Misses the Mark

June 8, 2020

How High Are Vapor Taxes in Your State?

June 3, 2020

New York Lawmakers Float New Data Tax Proposal

June 2, 2020

California Considers Business Head Tax Plan that Seattle Repealed

May 28, 2020

Legal Sports Betting One Step Closer in Ohio

May 28, 2020

To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Property Taxes?

May 27, 2020

In Some States, 2020 Estimated Tax Payments Are Due Before 2019 Tax Returns

May 22, 2020

Tax Changes in California Governor’s Budget Could Stand in the Way of Economic Recovery

May 20, 2020

To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Sales Taxes?

May 20, 2020

More Than Half the States Will Protect Businesses from Certain COVID-19-Related Unemployment Insurance Tax Hikes

May 19, 2020

Breaking Down State and Local Aid under the SMART Act

May 19, 2020

Louisiana Considers Temporary Suspension of Part of Corporation Franchise Tax

May 19, 2020

To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Individual Income Taxes?

May 13, 2020

Under the HEROES Act, State Budgets Could Soar as the Economy Suffers

May 13, 2020

How the HEROES Act Would Allocate State and Local Aid for Coronavirus Relief

May 12, 2020

California the Latest to Propose Higher Vapor Taxes

May 11, 2020

Designing a State and Local Government Relief Package

May 11, 2020

Alabama, Missouri Bills Would Exempt CARES Relief from Income Tax Calculation

May 8, 2020

Gov. Hogan Vetoes Maryland Digital Advertising Tax Legislation

May 7, 2020