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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Resisting the Allure of Gross Receipts Taxes: An Assessment of Their Costs and Consequences

February 6, 2019

Implementing Phase Three of Individual Income Tax Cuts in Arkansas

January 31, 2019

State and Local Sales Tax Rates, 2019

January 30, 2019

Wyoming’s Proposed Corporate Tax is More Burdensome Than It Appears

January 28, 2019

GILTI Minds: Why Some States Want to Tax International Income—And Why They Shouldn’t

January 28, 2019

Toward a State of Conformity: State Tax Codes a Year After Federal Tax Reform

January 28, 2019

States are Betting on Revenue from Sports Betting This Year

January 25, 2019

States Should be Wary of ITEP Marijuana Tax Policy

January 23, 2019

How High Are State and Local Tax Collections in Your State?

January 23, 2019

Sorry, Washington State: Capital Gains Taxes are Still Income Taxes—But There’s a Better Way

January 19, 2019

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