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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.

Oregon gets ‘B’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

Oregon ranked No. 9 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).

Oregon ranked No. 41 in average charitable giving

Oregon residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $4,935 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Oregon has ninth highest home vacancy rate in nation

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

Oregon’s population rose 1.1% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Oregon’s population increased by 44,121, or 1.1 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 Portland 54% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Portland is $174.10, 54 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

Analysis: Home affordability in Linn County tanks

Linn County had the lowest home affordability index in Oregon in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Pacific University fields most volleyball players in Oregon

Pacific University ranked No. 1 for student volleyball participation in the state, according to a Watchdog analysis of college sports participation.

22 percent of borrowers at 2-year colleges in Oregon default on student loans

At Treasure Valley Community College, 28 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Analysis: Linn County has lowest home affordability in state

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

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