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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How the Puerto Rico Disaster Package Targets Relief but Creates Tax Complexity

February 5, 2020

Governor Kelly’s Tax Proposals Can Be Targeted Towards Right-Sizing Kansas’ Tax Base

February 4, 2020

State Individual Income Tax Rates and Brackets for 2020

February 4, 2020

Testimony: Kansas Tax Modernization: A Framework for Stable, Fair, Pro-growth Reform

February 3, 2020

Combined State and Federal Corporate Income Tax Rates in 2020

January 31, 2020

Bottled Spring Water Target of Taxes Once More

January 30, 2020

Navigating Alaska’s Fiscal Crisis

January 30, 2020

D.C. False Claims Act Bill Raises Legal and Practical Concerns

January 28, 2020

State Corporate Income Tax Rates and Brackets for 2020

January 28, 2020

Missouri Considers Remote Sales Legislation

January 22, 2020

Taxing Nicotine Products: A Primer

January 22, 2020

Reforming Massachusetts Corporate Excise Tax for S Corporations

January 21, 2020

Maryland Legislators Want to Tax Online Advertising

January 15, 2020

Iowa Governor Proposes Second Round of Tax Reform

January 15, 2020

State and Local Sales Tax Rates, 2020

January 15, 2020

Massachusetts Should Create a More Neutral, Competitive Corporate Excise Tax

January 13, 2020

Proposal to Increase New York Beer Tax

January 9, 2020

Where Did Americans Move in 2019?

January 8, 2020

Coming This Spring: TABOR-Triggered Income Tax Relief in Colorado

January 6, 2020

Tax Trends at the Dawn of 2020

January 6, 2020