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Analysis: Hawaii ranks 26th best on unemployment insurances taxes

Hawaii finished 26th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Hawaii ranks No. 37 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Hawaii was rated 37th 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: Hawaii ranked 4th most affected by government shutdown

Hawaii ranked No. 4 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: Honolulu ranks 4th among largest U.S. cities lacking funds to pay debts

Honolulu ranks fourth 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.

Charlotte Russe files Chapter 11; will close 94 stores in U.S., including 3 in Hawaii

Charlotte Russe Holdings Corporation, the parent company for women’s clothing retailer Charlotte Russe, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday and announced that it intends to close three of its four stores in Hawaii.

Hawaii ranked No. 38 in 2019 business climate index

Hawaii finished at No. 38 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.

Honolulu has 62nd highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the Honolulu area was nearly 4,000 in the third quarter of 2018, a 111-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Hawaii posts 44th highest drop in food stamps participants

Hawaii ranked 44th highest drop in food stamps participants according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Analysis: Hawaii not on track to tax online sales

Hawaii 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: Hawaii posted highest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Hawaii ranked No. 1 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Hawaii posted 29th highest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Hawaii ranked No. 29 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Hawaii posted 2nd highest individual income tax rate in 2018

Hawaii ranked No. 2 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.

Hawaii gets ‘F’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

Hawaii ranked No. 45 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).

Hawaii ranked No. 49 in average charitable giving

Hawaii residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $4,112 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Hawaii has 27th highest home vacancy rate in nation

Hawaii posted the 27th highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

University of Hawaii at Manoa has most student athletes in state

University of Hawaii at Manoa ranked No. 1 for student athletic participation in the state, according to a Hawaii Business Daily analysis of college sports participation.

Hawaii’s population dipped -0.3% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Hawaii’s population decreased by 3,712, or -0.3 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 Honolulu 51% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Honolulu is $224.32, 51 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

Analysis: Honolulu County has lowest home affordability in state

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

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