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Analysis: Oregon ranks 37th best on unemployment insurances taxes

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

Analysis: Oregon ranks 30th best in corporate tax study

Oregon finished 30th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: Oregon ranks 36th best in state income tax study

Oregon finished 36th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: Reed College ranked most selective of Oregon schools

Reed College was ranked the most exclusive school in Oregon, according to a new study by the website 24/7 Wall St. that examines acceptance rates and characteristics of university students nationwide.

Analysis: 4 Oregon medical centers ranked among top U.S. hospitals

Four Oregon medical centers were listed among the top facilities in the nation in a study of patient care by Healthgrades.com, a company that aims to help hospitals maintain customer loyalty and provide objective health information to patients.

Analysis: Oregon ranks 4th best in sales tax study

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

Analysis: Oregon has 29th highest average credit card debt

Oregon finished 29th in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average credit card debt among residents of the 50 states.

Analysis: Oregon ranks 17th best on property tax study

Oregon finished 17th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Oregon's Deschutes County has 29th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in Oregon's Deschutes County was nearly 1,900 in the third quarter of 2018, a 107-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Oregon House members rank 2nd most frugal on spending votes

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

Oregon ranks No. 45 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Oregon was rated seventh 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: Oregon ranked 15th most affected by government shutdown

Oregon ranked No. 15 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: Portland ranks 8th among largest U.S. cities lacking funds to pay debts

Portland, Ore., ranks eighth 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.

Oregon ranked No. 7 in 2019 business climate index

Oregon finished at No. 7 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.

Portland area has 74th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the Portland area was nearly 8,800 in the third quarter of 2018, a 226-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Oregon posts 24th highest drop in food stamps participants

Oregon ranked No. 24 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: University of Oregon athletes No. 1 in state for economic impact

University of Oregon sports programs brought in $228,743 per athlete in revenue in 2016, meaning its athletes on average generated the most sports revenue of any school in Oregon that year, according to an Oregon Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Oregon posted 19th highest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Oregon ranked No. 19 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Oregon posted 3rd highest individual income tax rate in 2018

Oregon ranked No. 3 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.

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