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Analysis: University of Virginia business school ranked nation’s 12th best

University of Virginia's Darden Business School ranked in a tie for 12th 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 Virginia ranks 17th highest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Virginia ranked 17th among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Virginia posts 18th lowest property tax rate in new national study

Virginia ranked 18th in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Warren County has fastest growing local economy in Virginia

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

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Virginia rank 5th lowest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Virginia ranked 46th in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Virginia ranks 13th lowest for state-imposed gas taxes

Virginia finished 38th in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: zip code 23704 in Portsmouth has 457th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 23704 zip code area was 377 in the third quarter of 2018, a 63-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Virginia ranks the least reliant on federal aid

Virginia finished 50th 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 and Lee University ranked most selective of Virginia schools

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

Analysis: Virginia ranks 10th best in corporate tax study

Virginia finished 10th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: Virginia ranks 35th best in state income tax study

Virginia finished 35th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: 16 Virginia medical centers ranked among top U.S. hospitals

Sixteen Virginia 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: Virginia ranks 10th best in sales tax study

Virginia finished 10th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

Analysis: Virginia has 3rd highest average credit card debt

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

Analysis: Virginia ranks 30th best on property tax study

Virginia finished 30th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Richmond has 34th highset home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in Richmond was nearly 1,600 in the third quarter of 2018, a 391-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Virginia House members rank 24th most frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Virginia ranked 24th lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

Analysis: Virginia ranks eighth worst on unemployment insurances taxes

Virginia finished 43rd in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Virginia ranks No. 1 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Virginia was rated the best state 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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