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Analysis: Louisiana posted 37th highest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Louisiana ranked No. 37 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Louisiana State athletes No. 1 in state for economic impact

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College sports programs brought in $315,988 per athlete in revenue in 2016, meaning its athletes on average generated the most sports revenue of any school in Louisiana that year, according to a Louisiana Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Louisiana posted 15th highest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Louisiana ranked No. 15 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Louisiana posted 22nd highest individual income tax rate in 2018

Louisiana ranked No. 22 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.

Louisiana gets ‘D’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

Louisiana ranked No. 36 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).

Louisiana ranked No. 19 in average charitable giving

Louisiana residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $6,646 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Louisiana has 23rd highest home vacancy rate in nation

Louisiana posted the 23rd highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

LSU has most student athletes in Louisiana

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College ranked No. 1 for student athletic participation in the state, according to a Louisiana Business Daily analysis of college sports participation.

Louisiana’s population dipped -0.2% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Louisiana’s population decreased by 10,840, or -0.2 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in Baton Rouge 61% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Baton Rouge is $239.69, 61 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

Analysis: Tangipahoa County has lowest home affordability in state

Tangipahoa County posted the lowest home affordability index in Louisiana, according to an analysis of 432 counties nationwide by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

Tangipahoa among counties with worst home affordability

Tangipahoa County ranked No. 84 on a list of U.S. counties with the worst home affordability index, according to an analysis of 432 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

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