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Connecticut posts 4th highest property tax rate in new national study

Connecticut ranked 48th in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Hartford County has fastest growing local economy in Connecticut

Hartford County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Connecticut in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Connecticut rank 31st highest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Connecticut ranked 31st in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Connecticut ranks 7th highest for state-imposed gas taxes

Connecticut finished seventh in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: zip code 06069 in Sharon has 1,122nd highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 06069 zip code area was 63 in the third quarter of 2018, a two-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Connecticut ranks 9th least reliant on federal aid

Connecticut finished 42nd in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states rely most on federal aid funding as a percentage of their general-fund revenue.

Analysis: Connecticut ranks 29th best in corporate tax study

Connecticut finished 29th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: Connecticut ranks 8th worst in state income tax study

Connecticut finished 43rd in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: Yale University ranked most selective of Connecticut schools

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

Analysis: 5 Connecticut medical centers ranked among top U.S. hospitals

Five Connecticut 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: Connecticut ranks 30th best in sales tax study

Connecticut finished 30th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

Analysis: Connecticut has 2nd highest average credit card debt

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

Analysis: Connecticut ranks worst on property tax study

Connecticut finished 50th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Connecticut's New London County has 96th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in Connecticut's New London County was nearly 1,600 in the third quarter of 2018, a 53-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Connecticut House members rank 3rd least frugal on spending votes

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

Analysis: Connecticut ranks 23rd best on unemployment insurances taxes

Connecticut finished 23rd in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Connecticut ranks No. 20 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Connecticut was rated 20th 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: Connecticut, 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: Connecticut ranked 30th most affected by government shutdown

Connecticut ranked No. 30 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.

Connecticut ranked No. 47 in 2019 business climate index

Connecticut finished at No. 47 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.

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