Nicole Kaeding

Vice President of Federal and Special Projects

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Nicole Kaeding is Vice President of Federal and Special Projects at the Tax Foundation, where she researches federal and state tax issues. Her analysis has been featured in The New York TimesThe Wall Street JournalThe Washington Post, National Public Radio,  and numerous other national, state, and local publications.

Nicole has testified or presented to officials in 17 states and has testified before Congress. 

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. 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 Arlington, Virginia with her husband and two children.