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Analysis: Oklahoma ranks 33rd best in state income tax study

Oklahoma finished 33rd in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: University of Tulsa ranked most selective of Oklahoma schools

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

Analysis: An Oklahoma medical center ranked among top U.S. hospitals

An Oklahoma medical center was 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: Oklahoma ranks 12th worst in sales tax study

Oklahoma finished 39th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

Analysis: Oklahoma has 22nd highest average credit card debt

Oklahoma finished 22nd in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average credit card debt among residents of the 50 states.

Analysis: Oklahoma ranks 19th best on property tax study

Oklahoma finished 19th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Oklahoma County has 60th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in Oklahoma County was more than 6,600 in the third quarter of 2018, a 253-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Oklahoma House members rank 21st most frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Oklahoma ranked 21st lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

Oklahoma ranks No. 41 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Oklahoma was rated 11th 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: Oklahoma ranked 16th most affected by government shutdown

Oklahoma ranked No. 16 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: Oklahoma City ranks 61st among largest U.S. cities lacking funds to pay debts

Oklahoma City ranks 61st 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.

Oklahoma ranked No. 26 in 2019 business climate index

Oklahoma finished at No. 26 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.

Tulsa area has 18th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the Tulsa area was more than 7,500 in the third quarter of 2018, a 326-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Oklahoma posts 7th lowest drop in food stamps participants

Oklahoma ranked No. 43 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: Oklahoma on track to tax online sales

Oklahoma is mostly 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: Oklahoma posted 7th lowest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Oklahoma ranked No. 39 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Oklahoma posted 35th highest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Oklahoma ranked No. 35 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Oklahoma posted 34th highest individual income tax rate in 2018

Oklahoma ranked No. 34 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.

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

Oklahoma ranked No. 14 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).

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