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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.

Kansas posted 21st highest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Kansas ranked No. 21 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Kansas posted 27th highest individual income tax rate in 2018

Kansas ranked No. 27 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.

Kansas gets ‘D’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

Kansas ranked No. 25 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).

Kansas ranked No. 18 in average charitable giving

Kansas residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $6,942 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Kansas has second highest home vacancy rate in nation

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

Kansas’ population rose 0.03% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Kansas’s population increased by 816, or 0.03 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 Overland Park 71% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Overland Park is $146.24, 71 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

College wrestling earned $3.2 million for Kansas schools in 2016

Newman University wrestling brought in $16,236 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing wrestling programs in Kansas that year, according to a Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data

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