Middle-range income earners in Indiana ranked eighth in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.
Indiana finished eighth in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.
Indiana has a higher-than-national-average number of smokers. Aside from the health issues that presents for individuals, tobacco users cost the state an estimated $3.17 billion annually in lost productivity and the average family $1,000 annually in taxes to cover medical costs. Tobacco 21 aims to address those issues.
Indiana finished 14th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states rely most on federal aid funding as a percentage of their general-fund revenue.
Indiana finished 18th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.
A 4-cent tax on e-cigarette fluid, which no-smoking advocates say makes those products less attractive to teenagers, has a better shot at becoming law in Indiana than does raising the legal vaping age, an Indiana chamber official said during a recent interview.
"Tobacco 21," an initiative aimed at making products with nicotine less accessible for Indiana’s young people, would go a long way toward improving the state’s physical and fiscal health, says a public health expert.
Indiana finished 15th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.
Indiana finished 12th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.
Indiana finished second in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.
Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Indiana ranked 22nd lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.
Indiana finished 11th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.
Utility Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) has initiated an aggressive strategy to be coal free within the next 10 years. While the utility will integrate solar and wind power throughout the state to provide for power for its customers, Indianans may feel the pinch of up to a 12 percent price increase.
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.
Indiana ranked No. 47 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.
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.