Pew's Fiscal Federalism Initiative is currently exploring the impact of federal tax and spending changes on the states by investigating:
- The sensitivity of state budgets to changes in federal spending;
- The interconnectedness of federal and state tax policies;
- How federal regulatory policy has a fiscal impact on states; and
- The impact of federal tax and spending policies on state economies and the potential indirect effect on state finances.
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This report is the first in a series, Fiscal Federalism in Action, that will describe how the federal-state fiscal relationship works in several policy areas to which both levels of government make significant financial contributions. Read More
The deduction for state and local sales taxes is among a package of expired temporary federal tax provisions. If the deduction is not retroactively extended, states with the highest claim rates would be likely to feel the biggest effects. Read More