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Average tax refund in South Dakota ranks 27th highest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in South Dakota ranked 27th among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

South Dakota posts 35th lowest property tax rate in new national study

South Dakota ranked 35th in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Aurora County has fastest growing local economy in South Dakota

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

Analysis: Mid-range earners in South Dakota rank 6th highest on federal tax cut benefits

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

South Dakota ranks 25th highest for state-imposed gas taxes

South Dakota finished 25th in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: zip code 57105 in Sioux Falls has 6,561st highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 57105 zip code area was 87 in the third quarter of 2018, a 46-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: South Dakota ranks 20th most reliant on federal aid

South Dakota finished 20th 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: South Dakota ranks the best in corporate tax study

South Dakota finished in a tie for first place in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: South Dakota ranks the best in state income tax study

South Dakota finished in a four-way tie for first place in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: Augustana University ranked most selective of South Dakota schools

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

Analysis: A South Dakota medical center ranked among top U.S. hospitals

A South Dakota medical center was 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: South Dakota ranks 33rd best in sales tax study

South Dakota finished 33rd in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

Analysis: South Dakota has 11th lowest average credit card debt

South Dakota finished 40th in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average credit card debt among residents of the 50 states.

Analysis: South Dakota ranks 28th best on property tax study

South Dakota finished 28th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: South Dakota's Minnehaha County has 351st highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in South Dakota's Minnehaha County was more than 240 in the third quarter of 2018, a 129-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: South Dakota House members rank 18th most frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from South Dakota ranked 18th lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

Analysis: South Dakota ranks 12th worst on unemployment insurances taxes

South Dakota finished 39th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

South Dakota ranks No. 22 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

South Dakota was rated 22nd 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.

Analysis: South Dakota ranked 22nd most affected by government shutdown

South Dakota ranked No. 22 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.

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