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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Oklahoma Lottery Goes to the Dogs–Literally

September 13, 2007

New Census Data Shows Where Property Taxes Hit Homeowners Hardest

September 12, 2007

Poker tournaments must withhold part of winnings for taxes

September 4, 2007

Transparency in the New York Lottery

August 15, 2007

Indian Gambling Tax Case Argued

August 14, 2007

K-12 Spending More Reliant on Federal Government Since No Child Left Behind Act

July 30, 2007

Appropriation by Litigation: Estimating the Cost of Judicial Mandates for State and Local Education Spending

July 26, 2007

Itemization Rates by State, 2005

July 24, 2007

Most Americans Don’t Itemize on Their Tax Returns

July 23, 2007

How to Support the Government Through Gambling

July 19, 2007

Gambling with Tax Policy: States’ Growing Reliance on Lottery Tax Revenue

July 3, 2007

State-Run Lotteries: Part of the American Dream or Just Poor Tax Policy?

July 3, 2007

General Sales Tax Collections by State, Fiscal Year 2006

June 28, 2007

A State-by-State Estimate of the Impact of SCHIP Expansion and a 156 Percent Cigarette Tax Hike

June 28, 2007

“Inevitable” Gambling Expansion in Massachusetts?

June 15, 2007

Toll Revenue vs. Motor Fuel Taxes by State, 2005

June 11, 2007

State Motor Fuel Tax Collections by State, 2006

June 7, 2007

Court Considers Whether Lottery Is a Fee or a Tax

May 24, 2007

Tax Foundation Weighs in on North Carolina Lottery Lawsuit

May 23, 2007

Change in Per Capita State and Local Property Taxes from 2000 to 2005

May 15, 2007