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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Supreme Court Decides Wayfair Online Sales Tax Case

June 21, 2018

To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Property Taxes?

June 20, 2018

New Jersey May Adopt Highest Corporate Tax in the Country

June 19, 2018

Are Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes Regressive? Evidence from Household Retail Purchases

June 19, 2018

The Complicated Nature of the Deductibility of Drug Advertising

June 15, 2018

Seattle City Council Votes Overwhelmingly to Repeal New Business Head Tax

June 12, 2018

New Jersey Still Considering Hefty Corporate Tax Increase, a Move in the Wrong Direction

June 12, 2018

The Potential Outcomes of the Wayfair Online Sales Tax Case

June 11, 2018

How Much Does Your State Collect in Excise Taxes?

June 7, 2018

State and Local Individual Income Tax Collections Per Capita

May 31, 2018

How High Are Beer Taxes in Your State?

May 24, 2018

IRS to Issue Guidance Clarifying Viability of SALT Deduction Cap Workarounds

May 23, 2018

States Taxing Sports Betting: Lessons From Other Revenue Streams

May 23, 2018

Business Head Taxes Take Aim at Having “Too Many Good Jobs”

May 22, 2018

Radical Changes to Small Business Taxation in the Works in New York

May 18, 2018

Seattle’s New Business Head Tax Law is Deeply Unpopular

May 18, 2018

Governor Dayton Vetoes Minnesota’s Conformity Bill

May 17, 2018

How Well-Funded are Pension Plans in Your State?

May 17, 2018

Soda Taxes Are Not a Sensible Solution to Combat Obesity

May 17, 2018

Is Every Tax Cut Kansas?

May 16, 2018