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Analysis: Kansas ranks 34th best in corporate tax study

Kansas finished 34th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: Kansas ranks 21st best in state income tax study

Kansas finished 21st in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: McPherson College ranked most selective of Kansas schools

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

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

Three Kansas 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: Kansas ranks 31st best in sales tax study

Kansas finished 31st in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

Analysis:Kansas has 27th highest average credit card debt

Kansas finished 27th in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average credit card debt among residents of the 50 states.

Analysis: Kansas ranks 20th best on property tax study

Kansas finished 20th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Kansas' Sedgwick County has 47th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in Kansas' Sedgwick County was more than 4,400 in the third quarter of 2018, a 45-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Kansas House members rank 38th most frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Kansas ranked 38th lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

Analysis: Kansas ranks 15th best on unemployment insurances taxes

Kansas finished 15th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Kansas ranks No. 25 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Kansas was rated 25th 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: Kansas ranked 7th least affected by government shutdown

Kansas ranked No. 45 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: Wichita ranks 10th among largest U.S. cities with sufficient funds to pay off debts.

Wichita, Kan., ranks 10th best 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.

Kansas ranked No. 28 in 2019 business climate index

Kansas finished at No. 28 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.

Wichita has 17th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the Wichita area was more than 5,500 in the third quarter of 2018, an 88-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Kansas posts among only 2 states to post gains in food stamps participants

Kansas ranked was among just two states that saw gains in food stamps participation, according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Analysis: Kansas on track to tax online sales

Kansas 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: Kansas posted 7th highest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Kansas ranked No. 7 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Sterling College athletes No. 1 in Kansas for economic impact

Sterling College sports programs brought in $258,135 per athlete in revenue in 2016, meaning its athletes on average generated the most sports revenue of any school in Kansas that year, according to a Kansas Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

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