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Does it matter wich states 529 savings plan I choose? I live in California, is there tax advantages for choosing Californias plan?

Some states provide tax breaks if you contribute to their 529. I don't know if that's true for Cali. Here's my order of operations

1. Look to see if their is a significant tax advantage
2a. If there is a tax advantage, look at the actual plan, ignoring the benifits, and see if it's a decent plan.
2b. If there's no tax advantage, then just shop the whole country.
3. If there is a tax advantage but it's a bad plan, then look to see if the tax advantage will outweigh the plan limitations or will outweigh a better plan elsewhere.

Doing a quick scan of their website (, I didn't see anything that jumped out as a state specific tax advantage.

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