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Analysis: Wisconsin ranks 10th worst on unemployment insurances taxes

Wisconsin finished 41st in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Wisconsin ranks No. 46 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Wisconsin was rated sixth 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: Wisconsin ranked 6th least affected by government shutdown

Wisconsin ranked No. 46 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: Milwaukee ranks 24th among largest U.S. cities lacking funds to pay debts

Milwaukee ranks 24th 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.

Wisconsin ranked No. 32 in 2019 business climate index

Wisconsin finished at No. 32 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.

Milwaukee-Waukesha has 98th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas.

The number of vacant homes in the Milwaukee-Waukesha area was nearly 3,400 in the third quarter of 2018, a 1,513-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Wisconsin posts 32nd highest drop in food stamps participants

Wisconsin ranked No. 32 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: Wisconsin on track to tax online sales

Wisconsin is mostly 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: UW-Madison athletes No. 1 in Wisconsin for economic impact

University of Wisconsin-Madison sports programs brought in $179,911 per athlete in revenue in 2016, meaning its athletes on average generated the most sports revenue of any school in Wisconsin that year, according to a Wisconsin Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Wisconsin posted 17th highest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Wisconsin ranked No. 17 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Wisconsin posted 10th highest individual income tax rate in 2018

Wisconsin ranked No. 10 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.

Wisconsin gets ‘C’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

Wisconsin ranked No. 18 in a study of the state’s ability to pay all of its bills, including public employers’ pension benefits, according to a new ranking of the states’ fiscal health by Truth in Accounting (TIA).

Wisconsin ranked No. 47 in average charitable giving

Wisconsin residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $4,391 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

UW-Madison has most student athletes in Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin-Madison ranked No. 1 for student athletic participation in the state, according to a Wisconsin Business Daily analysis of college sports participation.

Wisconsin has 26th highest home vacancy rate in nation

Wisconsin posted the 26th highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Wisconsin’s population rose 0.4% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Wisconsin’s population increased by 21,517, or 0.4 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in Milwaukee 66% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Milwaukee is $195.39, 66 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

College wrestling earned $1.4 million for Wisconsin schools in 2016

Concordia University-Wisconsin wrestling brought in $16,028 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing wrestling programs in Wisconsin that year, according to a Watchdog.org analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

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