State Revenue Report #80: After Disastrous 2009, State Report Modest Revenue Growth in Early 2010

Publication Date: July 2010

Publisher: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government

Author(s): Lucy Dadayan; Donald J. Boyd

Research Area: Banking and finance; Government

Keywords: State Revenue; State Tax Collections; Local Tax Collections; State Tax Slowdown

Type: Report


States’ total tax revenues rose in the first quarter compared to last year, marking the first such gain since the third quarter of 2008, according to this Institute report. But most states still saw tax collections drop, and early data suggest the second quarter may be weaker. Overall revenues still lag behind prerecession levels.