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.
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.
Hawaii ranked 44th highest drop in food stamps participants according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
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.
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.
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.
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 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).
Farmers for Free Trade has launched Tariffs Hurt the Heartland, an advertising campaign featuring true stories of how tariffs will damage the country’s agricultural base.