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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Arkansas Tax Task Force Hones its Recommendations

August 7, 2018

Online Sales Tax Revenue Presents Opportunity for Permanent, Comprehensive Reform in Wisconsin

August 2, 2018

Does Your State Levy a Capital Stock Tax?

August 1, 2018

Enhancing Tax Competitiveness in Connecticut

July 31, 2018

Testimony: Tax Burdens and Tax Triggers in Arkansas

July 27, 2018

How High Are Wine Taxes in Your State?

July 25, 2018

Testimony: Washington’s Business Tax Structure

July 23, 2018

Five States Accomplish Meaningful Tax Reform in the Wake of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

July 23, 2018

Evaluating the SALT Deduction Constitutional Challenge

July 17, 2018

Sales Tax Holidays: Politically Expedient but Poor Tax Policy, 2018

July 17, 2018

State and Local Sales Tax Rates, Midyear 2018

July 16, 2018

Louisiana Legislature Partially Extends Sales Tax Hike, Fate of Online Sales Tax Still Uncertain

July 12, 2018

Missouri Governor Set to Sign Income Tax Cuts

July 11, 2018

To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Corporate Income Taxes?

July 11, 2018

Sales Taxes on Soda, Candy, and Other Groceries, 2018

July 11, 2018

Business and Individual Taxpayers See No Reprieve in New Jersey Tax Package

July 3, 2018

To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Individual Income Taxes?

July 3, 2018

States Rain Down Taxes on Fourth of July Celebrations

June 29, 2018

To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Sales Taxes?

June 27, 2018

State Tax Changes Taking Effect July 1, 2018

June 26, 2018