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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Texas Implements Gross Receipts Tax

May 19, 2006

Pennsylvania Property Taxes, Part 4: True Patriots Play the Slots

May 18, 2006

Gas Tax Revenues Surge in the States

May 11, 2006

Reforming Property Taxes in the Lone Star State

May 11, 2006

U.S. Lagging Behind OECD Corporate Tax Trends

May 5, 2006

The “Exceptional Tree” Deduction

April 21, 2006

Lotteries Don?t Keep Taxes Low

April 13, 2006

Misguided Court Rules That N.C. Lottery Is Not a Tax

April 3, 2006

Taxes and Business Location Decisions

March 28, 2006

Federal Tax Burdens and Expenditures by State

March 16, 2006

Michigan Should Fear Indiana, Not India

March 2, 2006

Which State Taxes are Best for Business?

February 27, 2006

Response to Criticisms of the State Business Tax Climate Index

February 27, 2006

Lotteries and Window Taxes

February 23, 2006

Fixing Michigan’s Business Tax Climate

February 9, 2006

Super Bowl Party at the Michigan Department of Revenue

January 31, 2006

Lottery Taxes Divert Income from Retirement Savings

January 19, 2006

Saving for Retirement: The Lottery vs. the Stock Market

January 19, 2006

Taxes and the Competition for Star Athletes

January 9, 2006

Federal Government Wins at Powerball, Loses at Tax Policy

December 2, 2005