Latest News

Analysis: Pennsylvania ranks 18th best in state income tax study

Pennsylvania finished 18th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: Pennsylvania ranks 21st best in sales tax study

Pennsylvania finished 21st in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

Analysis: Pennsylvania ranks 34th best on property tax study

Pennsylvania finished 34th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Which college softball program grossed the most in the U.S.

Lehigh University, Bucknell University and Saint Joseph's University top the list of highest grossing college softball programs nationwide in 2016

Analysis: Pennsylvania ranks 5th worst on unemployment insurances taxes

Pennsylvania finished 46th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Pennsylvania ranks No. 26 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Pennsylvania was rated 26th 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.

State institution: These 2-year Pennsylvania schools attract the most in-state students

Berks Technical Institute, Harris School of Business-Upper Darby Campus and South Hills School of Business & Technology enrolled the most in-state students of all two-year Pennsylvania schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017

Pennsylvania ranked No. 34 in 2019 business climate index

Pennsylvania finished at No. 34 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.

State institution: These 2-year U.S. schools attract the fewest in-state students

Laurel Business Institute enrolled the fewest in-state students of all two-year schools in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

Analysis: Pennsylvania posts 5th lowest drop in food stamps participants

Pennsylvania ranked No. 45 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: Pennsylvania not on track to tax online sales

Pennsylvania 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.

Analysis: Pennsylvania posted 29th highest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Pennsylvania ranked No. 29 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Pennsylvania posted 2nd highest corporate income tax in 2018

Add Teaser hereAmong the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Pennsylvania ranked No. 2 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Pennsylvania posted 3rd lowest individual income tax rate in 2018

Pennsylvania ranked No. 42 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.

Pennsylvania ranked No. 39 in average charitable giving

Pennsylvania residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $5,042 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Metro Business Network