Utah finished 16th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.
Utah was rated 13th worst 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.
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.
Utah ranked No. 29 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by WalletHub.com on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.
The number of vacant homes in the Salt Lake City area was more than 3,000 in the third quarter of 2018, a a 300-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.
Utah ranked No. 8 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).
Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Utah ranked No. 35 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.
Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Utah ranked No. 41 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.
Utah ranked No.35 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.
Utah ranked No. 4 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).
Brigham Young University-Provo ranked No. 1 for student athletic participation in the state, according to a Utah Business Daily analysis of college sports participation.
Utah’s population increased by 57,987, or 1.9 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Salt Lake City is $140.21, 68 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).
Weber County had the lowest home affordability index in Utah in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.
Brigham Young University-Provo ranked No. 1 for student volleyball participation in the state, according to a Watchdog analysis of college sports participation.
At Salt Lake Community College, 14 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.