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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.

Analysis: Alabama posted 30th highest individual income tax rate in 2018

Alabama ranked No. 30 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.

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

Alabama ranked No. 34 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).

Alabama ranked No. 10 in average charitable giving

Alabama residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $7,543 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Alabama has sixth highest home vacancy rate in nation

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

University of Alabama has most student athletes in state

University of Alabama ranked No. 1 for student athletic participation in the state, according to an Alabama Business Daily analysis of college sports participation.

Alabama’s population rose 0.3% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Alabama’s population increased by 12,751, or 0.3 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 Birmingham 43% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Birmingham is $277.41, 43 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

Huntingdon College wrestling earned nearly $173,000 in 2016

Huntingdon College wrestling brought in $6,390 per athlete in revenue in 2016, according to a Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Analysis: Baldwin County has lowest home affordability in state

Baldwin County posted the lowest home affordability index in Alabama, according to an analysis of 432 counties nationwide by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

Baldwin among counties with worst home affordability

Baldwin County ranked No. 256 on a list of U.S. counties with the worst home affordability index, according to an analysis of 432 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

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