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Average tax refund in Michigan ranks 11th lowest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Michigan ranked 40th among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Michigan posts 11th highest property tax rate in new national study

Michigan ranked 41st in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Mackinac County has fastest growing local economy in Michigan

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

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Michigan rank 9th highest on federal tax cut benefits

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

Michigan ranks 6th highest for state-imposed gas taxes

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

Analysis: zip code 48505 in Flint has second highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 48505 zip code area was 3,220 in the third quarter of 2018, a 185-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Michigan ranks 23rd most reliant on federal aid

Michigan finished 23rd 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: Michigan ranks 2nd worst on unemployment insurances taxes

Michigan finished 49th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Analysis: Michigan ranks 11th best in corporate tax study

Michigan finished 11th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: Michigan ranks 12th best in state income tax study

Michigan finished 12th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor ranked most selective of Michigan schools

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor was ranked the most exclusive school in Michigan, according to a new study by the website 24/7 Wall St. that examines acceptance rates and characteristics of university students nationwide.

Analysis: 10 ranked among top U.S. hospitals

Ten Michigan medical centers were listed among the top facilities in the nation in a study of patient care by Healthgrades.com, a company that aims to help hospitals maintain customer loyalty and provide objective health information to patients.

Analysis: Michigan ranks 11th best in sales tax study

Michigan finished 11th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

Analysis: Michigan has 8th lowest average credit card debt

Michigan finished 43rd in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average credit card debt among residents of the 50 states.

Analysis: Michigan ranks 22nd best on property tax study

Michigan finished 22nd in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Michigan's Genesee County has 2nd highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in Michigan's Genesee County was nearly 10,700 in the third quarter of 2018, a 100-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Michigan House members rank 14th most frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Michigan ranked 14th lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

Michigan ranks No. 36 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Michigan was rated 36th best for the performance of its K-12 public education system in a study by the Cato Institute that challenges other influential rankings of student achievement.

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: Michigan ranked 40th most affected by government shutdown

Michigan ranked No. 40 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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