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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Massachusetts Income Tax Increase Not on November Ballot

October 1, 2018

Montana Initiative 185 Mixes Medicaid Funding with Unstable Tax Revenue

September 27, 2018

Testimony: Arkansas Continues to Debate Tax Reform

September 26, 2018

2019 State Business Tax Climate Index

September 26, 2018

Californians Split on Gas Tax Repeal Initiative

September 25, 2018

Washington Voters to Consider a Carbon Tax—Again

September 13, 2018

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

September 12, 2018

Colorado Announces Online Sales Tax Collection Starting November 1

September 11, 2018

Missouri Voters Face Complicated Choices on Medical Marijuana Taxes

September 10, 2018

Nevada Question 2: Exempting Feminine Hygiene Products from the Sales Tax

September 7, 2018

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

September 5, 2018

Pennsylvania: A 21st Century Tax Code for the Commonwealth

September 5, 2018

Mississippi Turns to Lottery, Other Tax Changes, in Special Session to Fund Bridge Repair

August 30, 2018

IRS Deals Blow to SALT Deduction Cap Workarounds

August 23, 2018

Prioritizing Tax Reform in Arkansas

August 23, 2018

What to Expect from IRS Guidance on SALT Deduction Cap Workarounds

August 22, 2018

What is the Real Value of $100 in Metropolitan Areas?

August 22, 2018

What Is the Real Value of $100 in Your State?

August 15, 2018

State Tax Implications of Federal Tax Reform in Virginia

August 14, 2018

State Gasoline Tax Rates as of July 2018

August 8, 2018