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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 on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

Analysis: St. Louis ranks 11th among largest U.S. cities lacking funds to pay debts

St. Louis ranks 11st 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.

Missouri ranked No. 14 in 2019 business climate index

Missouri finished at No. 14 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: Missouri posts 27th highest drop in food stamps participants

Missouri ranked No. 27 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).

Analysis: Missouri not on track to tax online sales

Missouri 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.

AIC releases report supporting jobs in local communities, looks ahead to working Hawley

The American Investment Council (AIC) recently released a report that shows how the private equity industry is supporting jobs and investing money in the communities of new congressional members.

Analysis: Missouri posted 5th lowest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Missouri ranked No. 41 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Missouri posted 30th highest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Missouri ranked No. 30 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Missouri posted 24th highest individual income tax rate in 2018

Missouri ranked No. 24 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.

Missouri gets ‘C’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

Missouri ranked No. 20 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).

Missouri gets score of 65 on financial transparency

Missouri earned subpar marks for its system of making annual budgetary data available to residents, according to a study by the Chicago-based policy institute Truth in Accounting (TIA).

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