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Virginia ranks 21st highest for pass-through business tax rates, study finds

Virginia finished in a tie for 21st in a Tax Foundation analysis of tax rates levied on pass-through businesses.

Virginia ranks 14th for rental car tax rates, study finds

Virginia finished in a tie for 14th in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.

Dollar’s value in Virginia ranks 38th highest among the 50 states, study finds

Virginia finished in a tie for 38th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.

Petersburg ranks the most dangerous of Virginia cities, study finds

Petersburg was ranked the most dangerous city in Virginia in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.

Virginia ranks 17th best for police officers, study finds

Virginia was ranked 17th in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.

Congressman Rob Wittman quiet on USMCA

Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Va.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton quiet on USMCA

Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger quiet on USMCA

Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-Va.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Great Falls ranks the richest of Virginia towns, study finds

Great Falls was ranked the richest town in Virginia in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.

Washington ranks 28th highest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

Washington finished 28th in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

Virginia ranks 23rd highest for state tax collections per capita

Virginia finished 23rd in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

Bensley ranks the poorest of Virginia towns, study finds

Bensley was ranked the poorest town in Virginia in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

By the Numbers: Virginia is among 29 states that retain personal income tax exemptions

Twenty-nine states, including Virginia, maintain personal income tax exemptions, even though the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act suspended such exemptions at the federal level, according to a Tax Foundation analysis.

Virginia ranks 2nd in hospital safety analysis

Virginia finished second in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

Buchanan County ranks the poorest of Virginia counties, study finds

Buchanan County was ranked the poorest county in Virginia in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.

Analysis: Loudoun County has fastest growing local economy in Virginia

Loudoun 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.

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