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Nebraska pension plans are 90% funded, study finds

The funded ratio of the Nebraska public pension plans stands at 90%, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on fiscal-year 2017 data.

Dakota rated least livable among Nebraska counties, study finds

Dakota was ranked Nebraska’s worst county to live in, according to a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of regions with the poorest quality of life within all 50 states.

Nebraska ranks 38th highest on distilled spirits taxes

The state distilled spirits excise taxes in Nebraska ranked 38th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

$341,353 in annual income gets you into Nebraska’s top 1% club, study finds

Bring in at least $341,353 in yearly income, and you’ll be among the top 1 percent of earners in Nebraska, according to a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the ultra wealthy in every state.

Nebraska ranks 23rd highest on wine taxes, study finds

The state wine excise taxes in Nebraska ranked 23rd in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

Nebraska ranks 27th highest on state and local sales taxes, study finds

The combined state and average local sales taxes in Nebraska ranked 27th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on July 2019 data.

Nebraska ranks 20th highest on beer taxes, study finds

The state beer excise taxes in Nebraska ranked 20th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

Nebraska has 41st highest identity theft rate among the 50 states, study finds

Nebraska finished 41st in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of identity theft rates across the nation.

By the Numbers: Nebraska not among the 17 jurisdictions with vaping taxes

Seventeen jurisdictions in the nation have some form of vapor product excise tax, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Lincoln ranks 17th fittest U.S. city, study finds

Lincoln finished 17th on a 2019 fitness index analyzing the 100 largest U.S. cities.

Nebraska ranks 12th highest for pass-through business tax rates, study finds

Nebraska finished in a tie for 12th in a Tax Foundation analysis of tax rates levied on pass-through businesses.

Dollar’s value in Nebraska ranks 15th highest among the 50 states, study finds

Nebraska finished in a tie for 15th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.

Omaha ranks the most dangerous of Nebraska cities, study finds

Omaha ranked the most dangerous city in Nebraska in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.

Nebraska ranks 12th best for police officers, study finds

Nebraska was ranked 12th in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.

Waverly ranks the richest of Nebraska towns, study finds

Waverly was ranked the richest town in Nebraska in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.

Nebraska ranks 11th highest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

Nebraska finished 11th in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

Nebraska ranks 15th highest for state tax collections per capita

Nebraska finished 15th in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

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