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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On Gas Taxes, Kentucky Kicks the Can Down the Road

March 29, 2019

D.C. Property Tax Proposals Should Be Mindful of Base Erosion, Target Simplicity, and Transparency

March 28, 2019

Reforming Rental Car Excise Taxes

March 26, 2019

Income Tax Credits Paired with Numerous Tax Increases in Wisconsin Gov. Evers’ Budget

March 21, 2019

State Individual Income Tax Rates and Brackets for 2019

March 20, 2019

Easing the Kentucky Combined Reporting Transition

March 19, 2019

Facts and Figures 2019: How Does Your State Compare?

March 19, 2019

Maine’s Water Extraction Tax Proposal Is Poor Tax Policy

March 18, 2019

Corporate Tax Reform Comes to Arkansas

March 15, 2019

Utah Proposal to Modernize State Sales Should Avoid Layering Taxes on Business Inputs

March 13, 2019

Washington’s Vapor Tax Proposal Would Discourage Alternatives to Smoking

March 13, 2019

Oregon’s Proposed Gross Receipts Tax Is More Damaging Than Proposed Value-Added Tax

March 13, 2019

How Much Does Your State Collect in Property Taxes Per Capita?

March 13, 2019

Who Wants to Tax a Millionaire? The State of New Jersey

March 11, 2019

Rhode Island Entity-Level Tax Proposal Raises Legal and Practical Concerns

March 11, 2019

Twelve Things to Know About the “Fair Tax for Illinois”

March 11, 2019

Michigan Governor Proposes Gas Tax Increase, Entity-Level Business Tax

March 8, 2019

Washington Capital Gains Proposal Not Helped by Analogy to Real Estate Excise Tax

March 7, 2019

Utah Contemplates 86 Percent Tax on E-Cigarettes

March 7, 2019

New Mexico Tax Increase Package Advances

March 7, 2019