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Average tax refund in Maine ranks 3rd lowest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Maine ranked 48th among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Maine posts 36th lowest property tax rate in new national study

Maine ranked 36th in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Piscataquis County has fastest growing local economy in Maine

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

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Maine rank 16th highest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Maine ranked 16th in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Maine ranks 24th highest for state-imposed gas taxes

Maine finished 24th in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: Maine ranks 19th most reliant on federal aid

Maine finished 19th 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: Maine ranks 24th best on unemployment insurances taxes

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

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 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 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.

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.

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).

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