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Red Cloud ranks the poorest of Nebraska towns, study finds

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

By the Numbers: Nebraska is among 29 states that retain personal income tax exemptions

Twenty-nine states, including Nebraska, maintain personal income tax exemptions, even though the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act suspended such exemptions at the federal level, according to a Tax Foundation analysis.

Nebraska ranks 44th in hospital safety analysis

Nebraska finished 44th in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

Sheridan County ranks the poorest of Nebraska counties, study finds

Sheridan County was ranked the poorest county in Nebraska in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.

Analysis: Sarpy County has fastest growing local economy in Nebraska

Sarpy County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Nebraska in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

University of Nebraska rated top employer in Nebraska, study finds

University of Nebraska employs 14,000 workers in Nebraska, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Nebraska ranks 18th highest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Nebraska finished 18th among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

Nebraska finishes 9th on best state ranking

Nebraska was ranked the ninth best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Greeley County residents is highest in Nebraska

Greeley County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Nebraska, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Analysis: State and local tax burden in Nebraska is 5th highest in U.S.

On a scale of lowest to highest, the state and local effective tax rate for Nebraska ranks 5th highest in the nation, according to a new WalletHub.com study of tax burdens imposed by the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Nebraska ranks 10th lowest on state cigarette taxes

The state cigarette taxes charged in Nebraska ranked 41st in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on 2016 data.

Average tax refund in Nebraska ranks 31st highest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Nebraska ranked 31st among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Nebraska posts 8th highest property tax rate in new national study

Nebraska ranked 44th in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: McPherson County has fastest growing local economy in Nebraska

McPherson County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Nebraska in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Nebraska rank 22nd highest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Nebraska ranked 22nd in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Nebraska ranks 27th highest for state-imposed gas taxes

Nebraska finished 27th in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: Nebraska ranks 36th most reliant on federal aid

Nebraska finished 36th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states rely most on federal aid funding as a percentage of their general-fund revenue.

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