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New York ranks 10th highest on state and local sales taxes, study finds

The combined state and average local sales taxes in New York ranked 10th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on July 2019 data.

New York ranks 39th highest on beer taxes, study finds

The state beer excise taxes in New York ranked 39th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

New York has 13th highest identity theft rate among the 50 states, study finds

New York finished 13th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of identity theft rates across the nation.

By the Numbers: New York not among the 17 jurisdictions with vaping taxes

Seventeen jurisdictions in the nation have some form of vapor product excise tax, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

New York ranks 32nd fittest U.S. city, study finds

New York finished 32nd on a 2019 fitness index analyzing the 100 largest U.S. cities.

New York ranks 4th highest for pass-through business tax rates, study finds

New York finished fourth in a Tax Foundation analysis of tax rates levied on pass-through businesses.

1 Kmart store to close in New York

Transform Holdco LLC will close 26 Sears or Kmart stores nationwide, including one Kmart store in New York as the company seeks to return to profitability.

New York ranks 14th for rental car tax rates, study finds

New York finished in a tie for 14th in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.

Dollar’s value in New York ranks 48th highest among the 50 states, study finds

New York finished in a tie for 48th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.

Newburgh Town ranks the most dangerous of New York cities, study finds

Newburgh Town was ranked the most dangerous city in New York in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.

New York ranks the best for police officers, study finds

New York was ranked first in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.

Congressman Lee Zeldin quiet on USMCA

Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-N.Y.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Congressman Tom Suozzi quiet on USMCA

Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-N.Y.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Congressman Max Rose quiet on USMCA

Rep. Max Rose (D-N.Y.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Congressman Antonio Delgado quiet on USMCA

Rep. Antonio Delgado (D-N.Y.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Congressman Anthony Brindisi quiet on USMCA

Rep. Anthony Brindisi (D-N.Y.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

East Hills ranks the richest of New York towns, study finds

East Hills was ranked the richest town in New York in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.

New York ranks 24th highest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

New York finished 24th in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

New York ranks highest for state tax collections per capita

New York finished first in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

New Square ranks the poorest of New York towns, study finds

New Square was ranked the poorest town in New York in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

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