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Average tax refund in Missouri ranks 18th highest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Missouri ranked 18th among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

SPRINGFIELD AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: House Minority Leader calls for bipartisanship, willingness to work together

When she visited the Chamber on March 29 to offer a mid-session legislative update to the Chamber’s Governmental Relations Committee, Missouri House Minority Leader Crystal Quade offered an update on Chamber priorities as well as a straight-forward but troubling message: Partisanship has intensified in the Capitol this session.

Missouri posts 27th lowest property tax rate in new national study

Missouri ranked 27th in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Putnam County has fastest growing local economy in Missouri

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

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Missouri rank 21st highest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Missouri ranked 21st in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Missouri ranks 2nd lowest for state-imposed gas taxes

Missouri finished 49th in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: Missouri ranks 10th most reliant on federal aid

Missouri finished 10th 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: Missouri ranks 8th best on unemployment insurances taxes

Missouri finished eighth in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Analysis: Missouri ranks 4th best in corporate tax study

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

Analysis: Missouri ranks 25th best in state income tax study

Missouri finished 25th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: Missouri ranks 25th best in sales tax study

Missouri finished 25th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

Analysis: Missouri ranks 7th best on property tax study

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

Analysis: Missouri House members rank 28th most frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Missouri ranked 28th lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

MARKSNELSON: IRS Issues Final Regulations Regarding the Qualified Business Income Deduction

Taxpayers finally have some guidelines from the IRS regarding the Section 199A deduction.

GREATER KANSAS CITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Legislation for One of Governor’s Top Workforce Development Priorities Quickly Moving through House and Senate Committees

After hearing public testimony last week, the House Workforce Development Committee unanimously voted earlier this week to pass House Bill 225, a bill creating Fast Track, a new financial aid program that will help provide training and put more Missourians to work.

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: Missouri ranked 26th most affected by government shutdown

Missouri ranked No. 26 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.

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