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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Are Excise Taxes on Beverages a Good Substitute for Income Taxes?

March 29, 2021

Does Your State Levy a Capital Stock Tax?

March 24, 2021

Washington State Lawmakers Consider 1,000% Tax Increase on Tobacco Businesses

March 19, 2021

State and Local Tax Burdens, Calendar Year 2019

March 18, 2021

Four Questions Treasury Must Answer About the State Tax Cut Prohibition in the American Rescue Plan Act

March 18, 2021

Does Your State Tax Business Inventory?

March 17, 2021

Will Pennsylvania Be the First State to Motor Past the Gas Tax?

March 17, 2021

Excise Tax Application and Trends

March 16, 2021

Does the American Rescue Plan Ban State Tax Cuts?

March 10, 2021

Does Your State Have a Gross Receipts Tax?

March 10, 2021

Facts and Figures 2021: How Does Your State Compare?

March 10, 2021

Kentucky’s Century-Old Gas Tax Is Failing to Keep Up with Road Funding Needs

March 9, 2021

New Hampshire Bill Aims to Reduce Tax Burden on Businesses

March 4, 2021

Testimony: Prioritizing Comprehensive Tax Modernization in Nebraska

March 4, 2021

State Aid in American Rescue Plan Act Is 116 Times States’ Revenue Losses

March 3, 2021

Combined State and Federal Corporate Income Tax Rates in 2021

March 3, 2021

Renewed Calls for Severance Taxes on Bottled Spring Water

March 1, 2021

Evaluating Mississippi’s Plan to Phase Out the Individual Income Tax

March 1, 2021

Does Your State Have an Estate or Inheritance Tax?

February 24, 2021

A $6 Billion Tax Increase Proposal in Pennsylvania Would Yield the Nation’s Highest Combined Flat-Rate Income Taxes

February 22, 2021