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State Taxation Resources
Links to State Websites
From the Federation of Tax Administrators. Links to state tax/revenue agency websites. Also links to state tax forms, internet filing, state economic/tax policy research, related federal links. Excellent resource for locating most state tax information in one place.
From the Federation of Tax Administrators (FTA). Allows comparison of states' income/sales/excise taxes. Ranks "Tax Revenues/Burdens" by percentage per capita by state. One of the best resources for analyzing/comparing state taxes.
State Government Tax Collections
From the U.S. Census Bureau. "Provides a summary of taxes collected by state for up to 25 tax categories". Data is displayed in "Summary Tables" (U.S. and states) and by "Ranking Table" (by total state tax). Links to "Related Surveys" ("Quarterly Summary of Tax Revenue", "Government Finance Statistics"). One of the best official resources for state taxation and related topics.
State Sales Tax Holidays
From the Federation of Tax Administrators.
Other Useful Resources
Determine Your State Tax Obligations
From the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA.gov). Created for those who want to establish/expand a business. Links to "State Tax Resources" for the following for all states/territories: business registration tax, general tax information/forms, workers' compensation insurance, unemployment insurance. Best official source for locating state business tax requirments in one place.
History of Property Taxes in the United States
From EH.Net.com. Traces the development of property taxes from colonial times to the present. A well-written analysis of an often confusing topic.
State Tax and Spending Policy
From the Tax Foundation. Analyzes state taxation by general type (income, corporate, sales, excise, property); also includes "State Business Tax Climate Index", "State-Local Tax Burden". Click on a state and get an incisive profile of all aspects of a state's tax system. Outstanding resource for beginning tax research on states.
Types of Local Taxes
From eHow.com. Brief description of different types of state/local taxes. Includes related articles and videos.
From the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP). "Assesses the fairness of state and local tax systems by measuring the state and local taxes that will be paid in 2015 by different income groups as a share of their incomes"