Some states are unfairly discriminating against investors choosing to invest in 529 college savings plans outside of the state in which they reside, creating mounting problems for the industry, according to a recent white paper by the College Savings Foundation (CSF).

The Washington-based lobby group is calling for all states to come into compliance with federal laws as inequitable income tax policies by some have impeded the growth of 529 college savings plans and created an uneven playing field.

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