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Analysis: Georgia ranks 38th best in state income tax study

Georgia finished 38th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: Emory University ranked most selective of Georgia schools

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

Analysis: 7 Georgia medical centers ranked among top U.S. hospitals

Seven Georgia 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: Georgia ranks 29th best in sales tax study

Georgia finished 29th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

Analysis: Georgia has 9th highest average credit card debt

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

Analysis: Georgia ranks 24th best on property tax study

Georgia finished 24th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Georgia House members rank 29th most frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Georgia ranked 29th lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

Analysis: Georgia ranks 38th best on unemployment insurances taxes

Georgia finished 38th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Georgia ranks No. 8 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Georgia was rated eighth 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: Georgia ranked 19th most affected by government shutdown

Georgia ranked No. 19 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: Atlanta ranks 15the among largest U.S. cities lacking funds to pay debts

Atlanta ranks 15th 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.

Georgia ranked No. 33 in 2019 business climate index

Georgia finished at No. 33 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: Georgia posts 31th highest drop in food stamps participants

Georgia ranked No. 31 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: Georgia on track to tax online sales

Georgia 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.

Analysis: Georgia posted 3rd lowest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Georgia ranked No. 43 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Georgia posted 31st highest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Georgia ranked No. 31 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Georgia posted 20th highest individual income tax rate in 2018

Georgia ranked No. 20 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.

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

Georgia ranked No. 19 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).

Georgia ranked No. 7 in average charitable giving

Georgia residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $8,045 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Georgia has 11th highest home vacancy rate in nation

Georgia posted the 11th highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

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