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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Featured Research

States Respond to Strong Fiscal Health with Income Tax Reforms

July 15, 2021

State and Local Sales Tax Rates, Midyear 2021

July 8, 2021

State Tax Changes Taking Effect July 1, 2021

June 29, 2021

How Well-Funded Are Pension Plans in Your State?

June 2, 2021

How Does Your State Treat Social Security Income?

May 26, 2021

Biden Administration Changes to GILTI and FDII Will Yield Automatic State Tax Increases

May 25, 2021


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Even Within States, Tax Treatment Differs by Industry

July 15, 2021

States Respond to Strong Fiscal Health with Income Tax Reforms

July 15, 2021

New Tax in Town? Federal Proposal to Deschedule and Tax Marijuana

July 14, 2021

Large Spread in Tax Treatment of Sports Betting Operators

July 8, 2021

State and Local Sales Tax Rates, Midyear 2021

July 8, 2021

Property and Sales Taxes Are a Major Driver of Corporations’ State and Local Tax Burdens

July 8, 2021

How High Are Property Taxes in Your State?

July 7, 2021

North Carolina’s Tax Competitiveness

July 6, 2021

What’s in Arizona’s Tax Reform Package?

July 1, 2021

Michigan Looks to Lower Corporate Income Tax Rate to Improve State Competitiveness

July 1, 2021

State and Local Tax Structure Has a Critical Impact on Corporate Tax Burdens

July 1, 2021

Illuminating Independence Day Taxes

June 30, 2021

How High Are Beer Taxes in Your State?

June 30, 2021

Ohio Lawmakers Agree on Income Tax Cuts and Remote Work Tax Relief

June 30, 2021

Wisconsin Legislature Considering Several Pro-Growth Tax Reforms

June 29, 2021

State Tax Changes Taking Effect July 1, 2021

June 29, 2021

How High Are Wine Taxes in Your State?

June 23, 2021

New Hampshire Closes in on Tax Cuts to Enhance State’s Competitive Advantage

June 23, 2021

States Continue to Bet on Sports

June 17, 2021

Tax Foundation Comment on Treasury’s State Tax Cuts Limitation Rule

June 17, 2021