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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North Carolina Budget Saga Finally Over

September 9, 2005

The Notorious Kitten and Puppy Tax

September 1, 2005

Detroit Looks to Gambling for a Budget Quick Fix

July 29, 2005

Stadium Subsidies a Losing Deal for Taxpayers

July 25, 2005

Unlucky Numbers: Will the California Lottery Face a Lawsuit over Its New Game?

June 30, 2005

Don’t Let Judicial Spending Mandates Ruin Tax Climate

June 30, 2005

Revenue Neutrality: Taxing Peter to Give Tax Cuts to Paul?

June 21, 2005

Decline of Tax-Free Internet Sales?

June 20, 2005

Stadiums and Tax Policy: A Winning Combination?

June 3, 2005

Another Setback for Pennsylvania Slot Machine Plan

June 3, 2005

The Happy Meal Toy Tax?

May 27, 2005

Michigan “Index Analysis”: Elimination of Michigan SBT

May 23, 2005

Top Countries for Big Business

May 13, 2005

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