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Analysis: Rhode Island ranks 32nd best in corporate tax study

Rhode Island finished 32nd in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: Rhode Island ranks 29th best in state income tax study

Rhode Island finished 29th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: Browne University ranked most selective of Rhode Island schools

Browne University was ranked the most exclusive school in Rhode Island, according to a new study by the website 24/7 Wall St. that examines acceptance rates and characteristics of university students nationwide.

Analysis: 3 Rhode Island medical centers ranked among top U.S. hospitals

Three Rhode Island medical centers were listed among the top facilities in the nation in a study of patient care by Healthgrades.com, a company that aims to help hospitals maintain customer loyalty and provide objective health information to patients.

Analysis: Rhode Island ranks 23rd best in sales tax study

Rhode Island finished 23rd in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

Analysis: Rhode Island has 18th highest average credit card debt

Rhode Island finished 18th in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average credit card debt among residents of the 50 states.

Analysis: Rhode Island ranks 8th worst on property tax study

Rhode Island finished 43rd in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Rhode Island's Kent County has 165th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in Rhode Island's Kent County was nearly 700 in the third quarter of 2018, a 14-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Rhode Island House members rank 4th least frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Rhode Island ranked fouth highest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

Analysis: Rhode Island ranks 29th best on unemployment insurances taxes

Rhode Island finished 29th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Rhode Island ranks No. 40 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Rhode Island was rated 12th worst for the performance of its K-12 public education system in a study by the Cato Institute that challenges other influential rankings of student achievement.

Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

Analysis: Rhode Island ranked 11th most affected by government shutdown

Rhode Island ranked No. 11 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by WalletHub.com on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

Rhode Island ranked No. 37 in 2019 business climate index

Rhode Island finished at No. 37 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.

Providence area has 61st highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the Providence area was more than 6,100 in the third quarter of 2018, a 507-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Rhode Island not on track to tax online sales

Rhode Island is not compliant with a U.S. Supreme Court decision outlining how states can go about requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes on products sold within their borders, according to an analysis by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: Rhode Island posted 26th highest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Rhode Island ranked No. 26 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Providence College athletes No. 1 in Rhode Island for economic impact

Providence College sports programs brought in $92,130 per athlete in revenue in 2016, meaning its athletes on average generated the most sports revenue of any school in Rhode Island that year, according to a Rhode Island Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Rhode Island posted 22nd highest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Rhode Island ranked No. 22 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Rhode Island posted 23rd highest individual income tax rate in 2018

Rhode Island ranked No. 23 for its top individual income tax rate, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers that tracked the District of Columbia and the 43 states that levy such taxes.

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