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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Tax Review: The Honest Citizen’s Guide to Revenue Sharing

October 1, 1971

State and Local Sales Taxes

August 1, 1970

Nontax Revenues

December 1, 1968

Medicaid: State Programs After Two Years

June 1, 1968

Urban Mass Transportation in Perspective

April 1, 1968

City Income Taxes

December 1, 1967

Handbook of State and Local Government Finance

December 1, 1966

Public Financing of Higher Education

February 1, 1966

Current Problems and Issues in State Taxation of interstate Commerce

January 30, 1966

State Expenditure Controls: An Evaluation (Research Publication No. 3)

October 1, 1965

State Expenditure Controls: An Evaluation (Government Finance Brief No. 2)

October 1, 1965

Earmarked State Taxes

June 1, 1965

Factors Affecting Industrial Location: A Bibliography

December 1, 1956

State Aid and Local Property Taxes

December 17, 1943