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Analysis: Mid-range earners in Texas rank 9th lowest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Texas ranked 42nd in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Texas ranks 6th lowest for state-imposed gas taxes

Texas finished 44th in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: Texas ranks 25th most reliant on federal aid

Texas finished 25th 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: Texas ranks 2nd worst in corporate tax study

Texas finished 49th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: Texas ranks 6th best in state income tax study

Texas finished in a tie for sixth place in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

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Analysis: Texas ranks 37th best in sales tax study

Texas finished 37th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

Analysis: Texas ranks 37th best on property tax study

Texas finished 37th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Texas House members rank 36th most frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Texas ranked 36th lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

Analysis: Texas ranks 18th best on unemployment insurances taxes

Texas finished 18th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

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: Texas ranked 28th most affected by government shutdown

Texas ranked No. 28 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.

Analysis: Dallas ranks 6th among largest U.S. cities lacking funds to pay debts

Dallas ranks sixth 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.

Texas ranked No. 15 in 2019 business climate index

Texas finished at No. 15 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: Texas posts highest drop in food stamps participants

Texas ranked No. 1 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: Texas not on track to tax online sales

Texas 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: Texas posted 5th highest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Texas ranked No. 5 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

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