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Analysis: Maine ranks 10th worst in corporate tax study

Maine finished 41st in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: Maine ranks 24th best in state income tax study

Maine finished 24th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: Maine ranks 7th best in sales tax study

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

Analysis: Maine has 12th lowest average credit card debt

Maine finished 39th in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average credit card debt among residents of the 50 states.

Analysis: Maine ranks 10th worst on property tax study

Maine finished 41st in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Maine's York County has 202nd highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in Maine's York County was more than 700 in the third quarter of 2018, a 272-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Maine House members rank 11th least frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Maine ranked 11th highest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

Maine ranks No. 49 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Maine was rated third 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: Maine ranked 13th most affected by government shutdown

Maine ranked No. 13 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.

Portland has 31st lowest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas.

The number of vacant homes in the Portland area was more than 1,100 in the third quarter of 2018, a 92-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Maine ranked No. 30 in 2019 business climate index

Maine finished at No. 30 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.

Analysis: Maine posts 16th highest drop in food stamps participants

Maine ranked No. 16 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: Maine not on track to tax online sales

Maine 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: Maine posted 17th highest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Maine ranked No. 17 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: University of Maine athletes No. 1 in state for economic impact

University of Maine sports programs brought in $43,962 per athlete in revenue in 2016, meaning its athletes on average generated the most sports revenue of any school in Maine that year, according to a Maine Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Maine posted 7th highest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Maine ranked No. 7 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

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

Maine ranked No. 24 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).

Maine ranked No. 50 in average charitable giving

Maine residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $3,643 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

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