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Indiana ranks No. 10 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Indiana was rated 10th 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: 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: Indiana ranked fifth least affected by government shutdown

Indiana ranked No. 47 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

Analysis: Indianapolis ranks 46th among largest U.S. cities lacking funds to pay debts

Indianapolis ranks 46th worst among the 75 largest cities in the United States for the handling of its finances, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released this month.

Indiana ranked No. 10 in 2019 business climate index

Indiana finished at No. 10 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: Indiana posts 17th highest drop in food stamps participants

Indiana ranked No. 17 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: Indiana on track to tax online sales

Indiana is 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.

Indiana posted 32nd highest corporate income tax in 201

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Indiana ranked No. 32 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Indiana posted 4th lowest individual income tax rate in 2018

Indiana ranked No. 41 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.

Indiana gets ‘C’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

Indiana ranked No. 13 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).

Indiana ranked No. 22 in average charitable giving

Indiana residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $6,113 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Indiana has fifth highest home vacancy rate in nation

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

Indiana Kmart store to close in March

A Kmart store in Indiana will close its doors in March as part of the parent company’s restructuring plans, Sears Holdings Corp. said this week.

Indiana’s population rose 0.5% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Indiana’s population increased by 31,796, or 0.5 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 Indianapolis 58% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Indianapolis is $171.87, 58 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

College wrestling earned $2.4 million for Indiana schools in 2016

Marian University wrestling brought in $16,762 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing wrestling programs in Indiana that year, according to a Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Analysis: Porter County has lowest home affordability in state

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

Porter among counties with worst home affordability

Porter County ranked No. 244 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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