Nicole Kaeding

Director of Federal Projects

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Nicole Kaeding is Director of Federal Projects at the Tax Foundation, where she researches federal tax issues. Her analysis has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street JournalWashington Post,  National Public Radio,  and numerous other national, state, and local publications.

Nicole has testified or presented to officials in more than a dozen states. 

Previously, Nicole was a budget analyst for the Cato Institute focused on federal and state fiscal policy, and the state policy manager for Americans for Prosperity Foundation where she oversaw the policy activities of AFPF’s 34 state chapters. In 2014, Nicole was selected as a National Review Institute Washington Fellow. Prior to working in public policy, Nicole managed retail banking locations for seven years in Indiana and Illinois.

She graduated from DePaul University with a Master’s degree in Economics and Policy Analysis, and completed her undergraduate studies at Miami University majoring in Finance and Political Science.

Nicole lives in Washington, DC with her husband and two children.