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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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

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