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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Property Tax Relief in Pennsylvania: Not as Simple as It Sounds

May 6, 2005

Do Companies Run from Taxes?

May 3, 2005

Jock Tax Nails Computer Programmer in New York

April 13, 2005

More States “Addicted” to Gambling Taxes

April 13, 2005

Lottery supporters need education in tax policy

March 27, 2005

More gambling for the children in Maryland

March 25, 2005

Montana Corporate Tax Disclosure Lawsuit is Built on Shaky Foundations

March 22, 2005

Internet Lottery Sales: Click Here to Pay Higher Taxes

March 18, 2005

Gamble Away Your State’s Fiscal Responsibility in Three Easy Steps

March 18, 2005

More Gambling for the Children?

March 1, 2005

2005 State Finance Report

March 1, 2005

Facts & Figures on Government Finance, 38th Edition

March 1, 2005

As tax method, lottery’s a poor choice for Mississippi

February 25, 2005

Indiana “Index Analysis”: Impact of Gov. Daniels’ Proposed Income Tax Surcharge

February 15, 2005

Illinois “Index Analysis”: The Potential Impact of HB 750

February 7, 2005

Upping the Ante on Nevada Gambling: Will the Legislature Approve a Lottery?

February 3, 2005

Lotteries are another state tax — but with better marketing

January 3, 2005

Dates of Adoption of Major State Taxes

January 1, 2005

R.I. lottery is a tax that hurts citizens

December 16, 2004

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

November 17, 2004