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Rhode Island ranks 12th for rental car tax rates, study finds

Rhode Island finished in a tie for 12th in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.

Dollar’s value in Rhode Island ranks 34th highest among the 50 states, study finds

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 ranks the most dangerous of Rhode Island cities, study finds

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 ranks 14th best for police officers, study finds

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 ranks the richest of Rhode Island towns, study finds

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 ranks 6th highest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

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 ranks 12th highest for state tax collections per capita

Rhode Island finished 12th in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

Central Falls ranks the poorest of Rhode Island towns, study finds

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.

By the Numbers: Rhode Island is among 29 states that retain personal income tax exemptions

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 ranks 7th in hospital safety 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 ranks the poorest of Rhode Island counties, study finds

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.

Analysis: Washington County has fastest growing local economy in Rhode Island

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 rated top employer in Rhode Island, study finds

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 ranks highest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

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.

Rhode Island finishes 26th on best state ranking

Rhode Island was ranked the 26th best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Providence County residents is highest in Rhode Island

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.

Analysis: State and local tax burden in Rhode Island is 8th highest in U.S.

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.

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