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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March 25th Morning State Tax Update

March 25, 2020

March 24th Morning State Tax Update

March 24, 2020

New York’s Road to Legalized Marijuana

March 23, 2020

Are States Prepared for Skyrocketing Unemployment Insurance Claims?

March 20, 2020

States Should Follow Federal Lead in Postponing Tax Day

March 20, 2020

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

March 18, 2020

How the Federal Government and the States Could Help Save Small Businesses Through Temporary UI Tax Adjustments

March 17, 2020

Income Taxes Are More Volatile Than Sales Taxes During an Economic Contraction

March 17, 2020

Worse Than Advertised: The Legal and Economic Pitfalls of Maryland’s Digital Advertising Tax

March 16, 2020

Georgia’s Proposal to Extend the Local Rental Car Excise Tax onto Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing is the Wrong Approach

March 16, 2020

Georgia House Passes Flat Income Tax Legislation

March 13, 2020

Michigan Voters Could Allow Governor to Oversee a $1.5 Billion Tax Increase by Executive Fiat

March 13, 2020

Excise Taxes on Vapor Products Are Trending

March 11, 2020

Maryland Lawmakers Provide No Solution to Central Issues with Digital Advertisement Tax

March 11, 2020

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

March 11, 2020

Ohio Voters To Consider Requiring Two-Thirds Majority for Income Tax Increases

March 10, 2020

Will Nebraska Find a Path Forward in its Property Tax Standstill?

March 10, 2020

How Much Does Your State Collect in Corporate Income Taxes per Capita?

March 4, 2020

Massachusetts House Proposes Doubling Down on Worst Features of State Corporate Excise Tax to Fund Transportation

March 3, 2020

Sports Betting Might Come to a State Near You

March 3, 2020