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 Manufacturing Machinery?

January 16, 2019

Virginia on the Cusp of a $600 Million Unlegislated Tax Increase

January 10, 2019

Which States Rely the Most on Federal Aid?

January 9, 2019

Where Did Americans Move in 2018?

January 3, 2019

Tax Changes Taking Effect January 1, 2019

December 27, 2018

The Impact of Tax Cuts on Arkansas Households

December 21, 2018

Charitable Deductions by State

December 20, 2018

Tax Trends Heading Into 2019

December 19, 2018

The Arkansas Tax Task Force Concludes its Work

December 12, 2018

Wireless Taxes and Fees Climb Again in 2018

December 11, 2018

Does Your State Have a Throwback or Throwout Rule?

December 5, 2018

South Carolina: A Road Map For Tax Reform

December 3, 2018

A Chicago Commuter Tax Would Drive Business Out of the City

November 30, 2018

San Francisco Joins California Cities Levying a Gross Receipts Tax on Cannabis

November 29, 2018

San Francisco about to Face a Legal Morass After Voters Approve Proposition C

November 29, 2018

Does Your State Have an Individual Alternative Minimum Tax?

November 21, 2018

Chicago’s “Netflix Tax” Is Wasting Good Policy Bandwidth

November 21, 2018

Cyber Monday, Post-Wayfair Edition

November 20, 2018

How Does Your State Structure Its Individual Income Tax Brackets?

November 14, 2018

Governor Cuomo Concedes that New York’s Tax Code is Uncompetitive

November 14, 2018