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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Watch: Coronavirus: A Path to Economic Recovery

May 7, 2020

Does Your State Tax Business Inventory?

May 6, 2020

Does Your State Levy a Capital Stock Tax?

April 29, 2020

April 24th Afternoon State Tax Update

April 24, 2020

Historic Oil Price Burns Hole in State Budgets

April 24, 2020

Louisiana Can Look to Tax Reform for Aid in a Post-Coronavirus Recovery

April 24, 2020

Watch: State Tax Policy and COVID-19

April 23, 2020

New Guidance on State Aid Under the CARES Act

April 23, 2020

Does Your State Have a Gross Receipts Tax?

April 22, 2020

Tax Policy After Coronavirus: Clearing a Path to Economic Recovery

April 22, 2020

April 17th Morning State Tax Update

April 17, 2020

States Should Be Allowed to Levy Sales Taxes on Internet Access

April 17, 2020

Can States Close Budget Deficits with Excise Tax Hikes?

April 15, 2020

How Well-Funded Are Pension Plans in Your State?

April 15, 2020

Will States Tax the Federal Government’s COVID-19 Lifeline to Small Businesses?

April 13, 2020

April 10th Afternoon State Tax Update

April 10, 2020

Tennessee Governor Signs Marketplace Facilitator Bill as Louisiana Considers the Same

April 10, 2020

Kentucky Legislature Passes Flawed Excise Tax on Vapor Products

April 10, 2020

States’ Unemployment Compensation Trust Funds Could Run Out in Mere Weeks

April 9, 2020

These States Could Tax Your Recovery Rebates

April 8, 2020