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Analysis: Kentucky ranks 17th best in state income tax study

Kentucky finished 17th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: Berea College ranked most selective of Kentucky schools

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

Analysis: A Kentucky medical center ranked among top U.S. hospitals

A Kentucky medical center was 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: Kentucky ranks 14th best in sales tax study

Kentucky finished 14th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

Analysis: Kentucky has 6th lowest average credit card debt

Kentucky finished 45th in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average credit card debt among residents of the 50 states.

Analysis: Kentucky ranks 35th best on property tax study

Kentucky finished 35th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Kentucky's Jefferson County has 90th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in Kentucky's Jefferson County was nearly 5,100 in the third quarter of 2018, a 221-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Kentucky House members rank 9th most frugal on spending votes

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

Analysis: Kentucky ranks 4th worst on unemployment insurances taxes

Kentucky finished 47th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Kentucky ranks No. 23 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Kentucky was rated 23rd best 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: Kentucky ranked 17th most affected by government shutdown

Kentucky ranked No. 17 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.

Analysis: Lexington ranks 28th among largest U.S. cities that lacking funds to pay debts.

Lexington, Kent., ranks 28th worst among the 75 largest cities in the United States for the handling of its finances, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released this month.

Kentucky ranked No. 23 in 2019 business climate index

Kentucky finished at No. 23 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.

Louisville area has 55th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the Louisville area was more than 6,700 in the third quarter of 2018, a 535-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Kentucky posts 7th highest drop in food stamps participants

Kentucky ranked No. 7 among 49 states and U.S. territories that saw reductions in food stamps participation, according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Analysis: Kentucky on track to tax online sales

Kentucky is 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: Kentucky posted 30th highest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Kentucky ranked No. 30 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Kentucky posted 33rd highest corporate income tax in 2018

Add Teaser hereAmong the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Kentucky ranked No. 33 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Kentucky posted 21st highest individual income tax rate in 2018

Kentucky ranked No. 21 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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