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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General Sales Tax Collections by State, Fiscal Year 2006

June 28, 2007

A State-by-State Estimate of the Impact of SCHIP Expansion and a 156 Percent Cigarette Tax Hike

June 28, 2007

“Inevitable” Gambling Expansion in Massachusetts?

June 15, 2007

Toll Revenue vs. Motor Fuel Taxes by State, 2005

June 11, 2007

State Motor Fuel Tax Collections by State, 2006

June 7, 2007

Court Considers Whether Lottery Is a Fee or a Tax

May 24, 2007

Tax Foundation Weighs in on North Carolina Lottery Lawsuit

May 23, 2007

Change in Per Capita State and Local Property Taxes from 2000 to 2005

May 15, 2007

Michigan House Democrats Release Solid SBT Replacement Plan

April 27, 2007

Federal Tax Burden by U.S. Congressional District, 2004

March 22, 2007

Putting Taxes on the Map: Federal Tax Burdens by City, County, Congressional District and State

March 22, 2007

Do Taxpayers Benefit from Lotteries?

March 22, 2007

Federal Tax Burden by Major City Area (MSA), 2004

March 22, 2007

Federal Tax Burden by County, 2004

March 22, 2007

States with Best Business Tax Climate Grow Fastest

March 5, 2007

A Golden Opportunity for Tax Reform

February 28, 2007

Corporate Tax Reform Will Enhance Kansas Competitiveness

February 21, 2007

Tax Reform Can Boost Kansas’ Tax Climate

February 21, 2007

Phone Company Sends Text Message: Remit Payment for Service and Taxes

February 13, 2007

There’s More than One Way to Win the Illinois Lottery

February 1, 2007