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Analysis: New Jersey, 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: New Jersey ranked 8th least affected by government shutdown

New Jersey ranked No. 44 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.

New Jersey ranked No. 50 in 2019 business climate index

New Jersey finished at No. 50 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.

Atlantic City area has 34th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the Atlantic City area was nearly 2,500 in the third quarter of 2018, a 1,583-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: New Jersey posts 20th highest drop in food stamps participants

New Jersey ranked No. 20 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: New Jersey on track to tax online sales

New Jersey is 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.

Analysis: New Jersey posted 16th highest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, New Jersey ranked No. 16 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Rutgers athletes No. 1 in New Jersey for economic impact

Rutgers University-New Brunswick sports programs brought in $122,754 per athlete in revenue in 2016, meaning its athletes on average generated the most sports revenue of any school in New Jersey that year, according to a New Jersey Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

New Jersey posted 6th highest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, New Jersey ranked No. 6 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: New Jersey posted 6th highest individual income tax rate in 2018

New Jersey ranked No. 6 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.

New Jersey gets ‘F’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

New Jersey ranked No. 50 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).

New Jersey ranked No. 48 in average charitable giving

New Jersey residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $4,326 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

New Jersey has 38th highest home vacancy rate in nation

New Jersey posted the 38th highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

New Jersey Kmart store to close in March

A Kmart store in New Jersey will close its doors in March as part of the parent company’s restructuring plans, Sears Holdings Corp. said this week.

Princeton University has most student athletes in New Jersey

Princeton University ranked No. 1 for student athletic participation in the state, according to a New Jersey Business Daily analysis of college sports participation.

New Jersey’s population rose 0.2% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

New Jersey’s population increased by 19,977, or 0.2 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

College wrestling earned nearly $3.3 million for New Jersey schools in 2016

Rider University wrestling brought in $45,039 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing wrestling programs in New Jersey that year, according to a Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Analysis: Home affordability in Hudson County tanks

Hudson County had the lowest home affordability index in New Jersey in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Stevens Institute of Technology fields most volleyball players in New Jersey

Stevens Institute of Technology ranked No. 1 for student volleyball participation in the state, according to a Watchdog analysis of college sports participation.

13 percent of borrowers at 2-year colleges in New Jersey default on student loans

At Salem Community College, 19 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

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