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South Dakota ranks 33rd highest on distilled spirits taxes

The state distilled spirits excise taxes in South Dakota ranked 33rd in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

$362,205 in annual income gets you into South Dakota’s top 1% club, study finds

Bring in at least $362,205 in yearly income, and you’ll be among the top 1 percent of earners in South Dakota, according to a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the ultra wealthy in every state.

South Dakota ranks 15th highest on wine taxes, study finds

The state wine excise taxes in South Dakota ranked 15th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

South Dakota ranks 31st highest on state and local sales taxes, study finds

The combined state and average local sales taxes in South Dakota ranked 31st in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on July 2019 data.

South Dakota ranks 22nd highest on beer taxes, study finds

The state beer excise taxes in South Dakota ranked 22nd in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

South Dakota has 47th highest identity theft rate among the 50 states, study finds

South Dakota finished in a tie for 47th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of identity theft rates across the nation.

By the Numbers: South Dakota not among the 17 jurisdictions with vaping taxes

Seventeen jurisdictions in the nation have some form of vapor product excise tax, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

South Dakota ranks 45th highest for pass-through business tax rates, study finds

South Dakota finished in a tie for 45th in a Tax Foundation analysis of tax rates levied on pass-through businesses.

South Dakota ranks 14th for rental car tax rates, study finds

South Dakota 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 South Dakota ranks 6th highest among the 50 states, study finds

South Dakota finished sixth in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.

Rapid City ranks the most dangerous of South Dakota cities, study finds

Rapid City was ranked the most dangerous city in South Dakota 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.

South Dakota ranks 13th best for police officers, study finds

South Dakota was ranked 13th in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.

Brandon ranks the richest of South Dakota towns, study finds

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

South Dakota ranks 15th highest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

South Dakota finished 15th in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

South Dakota ranks 31st highest for state tax collections per capita

South Dakota finished 31st in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

Sisseton ranks the poorest of South Dakota towns, study finds

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

South Dakota ranks 41st in hospital safety analysis

South Dakota finished 41st 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.

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