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Analysis: Alabama ranks 20th best in corporate tax study

Alabama finished 20th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: Alabama ranks 30th best in state income tax study

Alabama finished 30th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: University of Alabama ranked most selective of Alabama schools

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

Analysis: Alabama ranks 3rd worst in sales tax study

Alabama finished 48th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

Analysis: Alabama has 31st highest average credit card debt

Alabama finished 31st in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average credit card debt among residents of the 50 states.

Analysis: Alabama ranks 15th best on property tax study

Alabama finished 15th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Alabama's Montgomery County has 7th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in Alabama's Montgomery County was more than 3,600 in the third quarter of 2018, a 189-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Alabama House members rank 10th least frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Alabama ranked 10th highest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

Analysis: Alabama ranks 12th best on unemployment insurances taxes

Alabama finished 12th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Alabama ranks No. 51 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Alabama was rated the 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: Alabama ranked 9th most affected by government shutdown

Alabama ranked No. 9 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.

Charlotte Russe files Chapter 11; will close 94 stores in U.S., including 1 in Alabama

Charlotte Russe Holdings Corporation, the parent company for women’s clothing retailer Charlotte Russe, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday and announced that it intends to close one of its nine stores in Alabama.

Alabama ranked No. 39 in 2019 business climate index

Alabama finished at No. 39 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.

Mobile has 5th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the Mobile area was nearly 5,500 in the third quarter of 2018, a 314-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Alabama posts 36th highest drop in food stamps participants

Alabama ranked No. 36 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: Alabama not on track to tax online sales

Alabama is not 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: Auburn University athletes No. 1 in Alabama for economic impact

Auburn University sports programs brought in $292,487 per athlete in revenue in 2016, meaning its athletes on average generated the most sports revenue of any school in Alabama that year, according to an Alabama Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Analysis: Alabama posted 4th lowest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Alabama ranked No. 42 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Alabama posted 24th highest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Alabama ranked 24th highest for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

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