Rhode Island finished in a tie for 12th in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.
Rhode Island finished in a tie for 34th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.
Providence was ranked the most dangerous city in Rhode Island in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.
Rhode Island was ranked 14th in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.
Cumberland Hill was ranked the richest town in Rhode Island in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.
Rhode Island finished sixth in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.
Rhode Island finished 12th in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.
Central Falls was ranked the poorest town in Rhode Island in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.
Twenty-nine states, including Rhode Island, maintain personal income tax exemptions, even though the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act suspended such exemptions at the federal level, according to a Tax Foundation analysis.
Rhode Island finished seventh in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.
Providence County was ranked the poorest county in Rhode Island in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.
Washington County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Rhode Island in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.
Lifespan System of Hospitals employs 14,000 workers in Rhode Island, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.
Rhode Island finished first among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.
Providence County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Rhode Island, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.
On a scale of lowest to highest, the state and local effective tax rate for Rhode Island ranks 44th in the nation, according to a new WalletHub.com study of tax burdens imposed by the 50 states and the District of Columbia.