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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Four options for reforming N.C.’s tax system

January 27, 2013

Wyoming Considers 167 Percent Cigarette Tax Hike

January 24, 2013

North Carolina Tax Reform Options: A Guide to Fair, Simple, Pro-Growth Reform

January 23, 2013

Tax Foundation and CBPP Agree: States Need Strong Rainy Day Funds

January 23, 2013

State/Local Road Spending Covered by User Fees & User Taxes (Categories Separated Out)

January 22, 2013

Weekly Map: State Gasoline Tax Rates

January 22, 2013

A Response to Randal O’Toole on Road Funding

January 18, 2013

Louisiana Tax Reform: Sizing up the Jindal Plan

January 18, 2013

Road Spending by State Funded by User Taxes and Fees, Including Federal Gas Tax Revenues

January 17, 2013

Gasoline Taxes and Tolls Pay for Only a Third of State & Local Road Spending

January 17, 2013

Arizona Governor Urges Better Local Sales Tax Uniformity

January 17, 2013

Massachusetts Considering Income Tax Increase, New Transportation Revenue

January 17, 2013

VA Democrats Don’t Like McDonnell’s Transportation Plan, Offer Something Strikingly Similar

January 16, 2013

A Stormwater “Fee” on Landlords is Actually a Tax: Banks v. City of Ocean Shores

January 15, 2013

Monday Map: State Diesel Tax Rates, 2013

January 14, 2013

Governor Jindal’s Bold New Tax Plan

January 11, 2013

Reuters quotes Scott Drenkard on New York’s cigarette smuggling problem

January 10, 2013

Cigarette Taxes and Cigarette Smuggling by State

January 10, 2013

Virginia Governor Proposes Smoke & Mirrors Transportation Financing Plan

January 8, 2013

Virginia Regional Divides Lurk Behind Transportation Financing Debate

January 8, 2013