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Average tax refund in Arkansas ranks 32nd highest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Arkansas ranked 32nd among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Commentary: The case for the F-15EX fighter jet

America depends on airpower to deter, and if deterrence fails, to fight and win. A key element of America’s airpower is the fighter force.

Arkansas posts 10th lowest property tax rate in new national stud

Arkansas ranked 10th in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Van Buren County has fastest growing local economy in Arkansas

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

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Arkansas rank 30th highest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Arkansas ranked 30th in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Arkansas ranks 11th lowest for state-imposed gas taxes

Arkansas finished 40th in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: Arkansas ranks 13th most reliant on federal aid

Arkansas finished 13th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states rely most on federal aid funding as a percentage of their general-fund revenue.

Analysis: Arkansas ranks 11th worst in corporate tax study

Arkansas finished 40th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: Arkansas ranks 11th worst in state income tax study

Arkansas finished 40th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: Arkansas ranks 7th worst in sales tax study

Arkansas finished 44th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

Analysis: Arkansas ranks 26th best on property tax study

Arkansas finished 26th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Arkansas House members rank 37th most frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Arkansas ranked 37th lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

Analysis: Arkansas ranks 34th best on unemployment insurances taxes

Arkansas finished 34th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

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: Arkansas ranked 39th most affected by government shutdown

Arkansas ranked No. 39 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.

Arkansas ranked No. 46 in 2019 business climate index

Arkansas finished at No. 46 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.

Analysis: Arkansas posts 23rd highest drop in food stamps participants

Arkansas ranked No. 23 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).

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