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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Don’t bet N.C. tax system on the lottery

November 17, 2004

Revise California’s Tax Code

October 19, 2004

Good Tax Policy Could Help Keep Work in New York

October 16, 2004

Lotteries and State Fiscal Policy

October 1, 2004

Nonresident State and Local Income Taxes in the United States: The Continuing Spread of “Jock Taxes”

July 1, 2004

Statement Before the Senate Finance Committee of the Pennsylvania State Senate On Pennsylvania’s Business Tax Structure

May 11, 2004

State Tax Collections and Rates

March 1, 2004

State and Local Income Taxation of Nonresident Athletes Spreads to Other Professions

July 1, 2003

State Tax Collections and Distribution by Source, FY2002

December 31, 2002

State Tax Revenue Growth Compared to Income Growth by State, 1992-2002

December 21, 2002

Defending the “Indefensible”

June 1, 2002

State and Local Property Taxes

August 1, 2001

State Tax Collections and Rates

March 1, 1999

State Tax Rates and 1996 Collections

February 1, 1998

State Tax Rates and 1995 Collections

October 1, 1996

The Approaching State Corporate Income Tax Crisis

September 10, 1995

State Tax Rates and 1994 Collections

June 1, 1995

The Taxation of Energy in the U.S.: Who Pays?

March 1, 1994

Current Issues in Local Government Finance

March 1, 1994

State Tax Rates and Collections in 1993

January 1, 1994