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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Does Your State Tax Social Security Benefits?

April 8, 2020

Watch: Tax Foundation Experts Discuss Short-term Coronavirus Relief Packages

April 8, 2020

State Rainy Day Funds and the COVID-19 Crisis

April 7, 2020

A Good Excise Tax

April 6, 2020

April 2nd Evening State Tax Update

April 2, 2020

Tracking State Legislative Responses to COVID-19

April 2, 2020

State Strategies for Closing FY 2020 with a Balanced Budget

April 2, 2020

A Visual Guide to Unemployment Benefit Claims

April 2, 2020

Idaho, Mississippi, and Virginia are the Holdouts on July 15th Tax Deadlines

April 1, 2020

How Healthy is Your State’s Rainy Day Fund?

April 1, 2020

State and Local Funding Totals Under the CARES Act

April 1, 2020

Gas Tax Revenue to Decline as Traffic Drops 38 Percent

March 31, 2020

New Jersey Waives Telework Nexus During COVID-19 Crisis

March 31, 2020

March 27th Afternoon State Tax Update

March 27, 2020

Sports Betting During a Pandemic

March 27, 2020

March 27th Morning State Tax Update

March 27, 2020

March 26th Morning State Tax Update

March 26, 2020

State Aid Provisions of the Federal Coronavirus Response Bill

March 25, 2020

Working from Home Brings Greater Exposure to State Tax Codes

March 25, 2020

What Happens with State Excise Tax Revenues During a Pandemic?

March 25, 2020