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Analysis: Tennessee ranks 5th worst in sales tax study

Tennessee finished 46th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

Analysis: Tennessee ranks 29th best on property tax study

Tennessee finished 29th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Tennessee House members rank 8th most frugal on spending votes

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

Analysis: Tennessee ranks 22nd best on unemployment insurances taxes

Tennessee finished 22nd in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

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.

Analysis: Tennessee ranked 23rd most affected by government shutdown

Tennessee ranked No. 23 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

Analysis: Nashville ranks 14th among largest U.S. cities lacking funds to pay debts

Nashville, Tenn., ranks 14th worst among the 75 largest cities in the United States for the handling of its finances, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released this month.

Tennessee ranked No. 16 in 2019 business climate index

Tennessee finished at No. 16 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.

Analysis: Tennessee posts 10th highest drop in food stamps participants

Tennessee ranked No. 10 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: Tennessee not on track to tax online sales

Tennessee 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.

AIC releases report supporting jobs in local communities, looks ahead to working Blackburn

The American Investment Council (AIC) recently released a report that shows how the private equity industry is supporting jobs and investing money in the communities of new congressional members.

Analysis: Tennessee posted 13th highest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Tennessee ranked No. 13 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Tennessee posted 27th highest corporate income tax in 2018

Add Teaser hereAmong the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Tennessee ranked No. 27 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Tennessee posted 2nd lowest individual income tax rate in 2018

Tennessee ranked No. 43 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.

Tennessee gets ‘B’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

Tennessee ranked No. 7 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).

BERNARD HEALTH: ACA employer mandate still in place despite court ruling

A new court ruling from a federal judge in Texas has put the Affordable Care Act in uncertain light yet again, but employers should be aware that coverage and reporting requirements have not changed.

Tennessee gets score of 79 on financial transparency

Tennessee earned above-average marks for its system of making annual budgetary data available to residents, according to a study by the Chicago-based policy institute Truth in Accounting (TIA).

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