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 Much Does Your State Collect in Corporate Income Taxes Per Capita?

March 6, 2019

State Corporate Income Tax Rates and Brackets for 2019

February 27, 2019

A Gross Receipts Tax Would Not Right-Size the Tax Base in Oregon

February 26, 2019

North Carolina Judge Strikes Down Income Tax Cap Constitutional Amendment

February 26, 2019

Governor Evers Vetoes Wisconsin Standard Deduction Tax Relief Bill

February 22, 2019

State and Local Individual Income Tax Collections Per Capita

February 21, 2019

Governor Cuomo’s Aggressive Theory of Tax Flight—And Why He’s Wrong About How to Stop It

February 15, 2019

Virginia on the Verge of Approving Its First Local Option Sales Tax

February 14, 2019

Wisconsin Tax Options: A Guide to Fair, Simple, Pro-Growth Reform

February 13, 2019

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

February 6, 2019

Resisting the Allure of Gross Receipts Taxes: An Assessment of Their Costs and Consequences

February 6, 2019

Implementing Phase Three of Individual Income Tax Cuts in Arkansas

January 31, 2019

State and Local Sales Tax Rates, 2019

January 30, 2019

Wyoming’s Proposed Corporate Tax is More Burdensome Than It Appears

January 28, 2019

GILTI Minds: Why Some States Want to Tax International Income—And Why They Shouldn’t

January 28, 2019

Toward a State of Conformity: State Tax Codes a Year After Federal Tax Reform

January 28, 2019

States are Betting on Revenue from Sports Betting This Year

January 25, 2019

States Should be Wary of ITEP Marijuana Tax Policy

January 23, 2019

How High Are State and Local Tax Collections in Your State?

January 23, 2019

Sorry, Washington State: Capital Gains Taxes are Still Income Taxes—But There’s a Better Way

January 19, 2019