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Analysis: University of Washington business school ranked nation’s 21st best

University of Washington's Foster Business School ranked in a tie for 21st among U.S. colleges offering master of business administration programs, according to a new study by U.S. News that examined 367 schools.

Average tax refund in Washington ranks 11th highest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Washington ranked 11th among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Washington posts 29th lowest property tax rate in new national study

Washington ranked 29th in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Whatcom County has fastest growing local economy in Washington

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

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Washington rank 27th highest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Washington ranked 27th in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Analysis: zip code 98631 in Long Beach has 265th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 98631 zip code area was 237 in the third quarter of 2018, a 22-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Washington ranks 13th least reliant on federal aid

Washington finished 38th 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: Washington ranks 7th worst in corporate tax study

Washington finished 44th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: Washington ranks 6th best in state income tax study

Washington finished in a tie for sixth place in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: University of Washington-Seattle ranked most selective of Washington schools

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

Analysis: 7 Washington medical centers ranked among top U.S. hospitals

Seven Washington 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: Washington ranks 2nd worst in sales tax study

Washington finished 49th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

Analysis: Washington has 11th highest average credit card debt

Washington finished 11th in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average credit card debt among residents of the 50 states.

Analysis: Washington ranks 25th best on property tax study

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

Analysis: Washington's Spokane County has 180th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in Washington's Spokane County was more than 1,700 in the third quarter of 2018, a 107-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Washington House members rank 34th most frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Washington ranked 34th lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

Analysis: Washington ranks 19th best on unemployment insurances taxes

Washington finished 19th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Washington ranks No. 18 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Washington was rated 18th 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.

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