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New York ranks No. 31 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

New York was rated 31st 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: 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: New York ranked 35th most affected by government shutdown

New York ranked No. 35 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: New York City ranks 1st among largest U.S. cities lacking funds to pay debts.

New York City ranks 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.

New York ranked No. 48 in 2019 business climate index

New York finished at No. 48 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.

Albany-Schenectady area has 57th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the Albany-Schenectady area was nearly 3,500 in the third quarter of 2018, a 667-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: New York posts 9th highest drop in food stamps participants

New York ranked No. 9 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: New York not on track to tax online sales

New York 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: New York posted 10th lowest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, New York ranked No. 36 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Syracuse University athletes No. 1 in New York for economic impact

Syracuse University sports programs brought in $161,280 per athlete in revenue in 2016, meaning its athletes on average generated the most sports revenue of any school in New York that year, according to a New York Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

New York posted 26th highest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, New York ranked No. 26 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: New York posted 9th highest individual income tax rate in 2018

New York ranked No. 9 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.

New York gets ‘F’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

New York ranked No. 42 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).

New York ranked No. 16 in average charitable giving

New York residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $7,033 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

New York has 34th highest home vacancy rate in nation

New York posted the 34th highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

New York’s population dipped -0.2% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

New York’s population decreased by 48,510, or -0.2 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Home affordability in Niagara County tanks

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

St. Joseph's College-New York fields most volleyball players in New York

St. Joseph's College-New York ranked No. 1 for student volleyball participation in the state, according to a Watchdog analysis of college sports participation.

15 percent of borrowers at 2-year colleges in New York default on student loans

At Elmira Business Institute, 26 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.

New York gets score of 80 on financial transparency

New York earned above-average marks for its system of making annual budgetary data available to residents, according to a study by the Chicago-based policy institute Truth in Accounting (TIA).

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