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Vermont ranks 19th highest on distilled spirits taxes

The state distilled spirits excise taxes in Vermont ranked 19th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

$318,783 in annual income gets you into Vermont’s top 1% club, study finds

Bring in at least $318,783 in yearly income, and you’ll be among the top 1 percent of earners in Vermont, according to a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the ultra wealthy in every state.

Vermont ranks 33rd highest on wine taxes, study finds

The state wine excise taxes in Vermont ranked in a tie for 33rd in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

Vermont ranks 36th highest on state and local sales taxes, study finds

The combined state and average local sales taxes in Vermont ranked 36th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on July 2019 data.

Vermont ranks 23rd highest on beer taxes, study finds

The state beer excise taxes in Vermont ranked 23rd in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

Vermont has the lowest identity theft rate among the 50 states, study finds

Vermont finished 50th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of identity theft rates across the nation.

By the Numbers: Vermont 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.

Vermont ranks 6th highest for pass-through business tax rates, study finds

Vermont finished in a tie for sixth in a Tax Foundation analysis of tax rates levied on pass-through businesses.

Senator Debbie Ingram Pledges to Support Congressional Term Limits

Vermont state Senator Debbie Ingram (Chittenden district 8) has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Vermont ranks 9th for rental car tax rates, study finds

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

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

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

Burlington ranks the most dangerous of Vermont cities, study finds

Burlington was ranked the most dangerous city in Vermont 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.

Vermont ranks 15th best for police officers, study finds

Vermont was ranked 15th 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 Peter Welch quiet on USMCA

Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) 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.

South Burlington ranks the richest of Vermont towns, study finds

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

Vermont ranks 4th highest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

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

Vermont ranks 10th highest for state tax collections per capita

Vermont finished 10th in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

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