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Analysis: University of Maryland-College Park business school ranked nation’s 40th best

University of Maryland-College Park's Smith Business School ranked in a tie for 40th among U.S. colleges offering master of business administration programs, according to a new study by U.S. News that examined 367 schools.

Average tax refund in Maryland ranks 22nd highest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Maryland ranked 22nd among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Maryland posts 31st lowest property tax rate in new national study

Maryland ranked 31st in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Washington County has fastest growing local economy in Maryland

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

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Maryland rank the lowest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Maryland ranked 50th in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Maryland ranks 15th highest for state-imposed gas taxes

Maryland finished 15th in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: zip code 21223 in Baltimore has 20th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 21223 zip code area was 2,156 in the third quarter of 2018, a 49-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Maryland ranks 37th most reliant on federal aid

Maryland finished 37th 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: Maryland ranks 28th best on unemployment insurances taxes

Maryland finished 28th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Analysis: Maryland ranks 22nd best in corporate tax study

Maryland finished 22nd in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: Maryland ranks 6th worst in state income tax study

Maryland finished 45th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: Johns Hopkins University ranked most selective of Maryland schools

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

Analysis: 9 Maryland medical centers ranked among top U.S. hospitals

Nine Maryland medical centers were 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: Maryland ranks 18th best in sales tax study

Maryland finished 18th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

Analysis: Maryland has 5th highest average credit card debt

Maryland finished fifth in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average credit card debt among residents of the 50 states.

Analysis: Maryland ranks 9th worst on property tax study

Maryland finished 42nd in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Maryland House members rank 19th most frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Maryland ranked 19th lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

Maryland ranks No. 7 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Maryland was rated seventh 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: Maryland ranked 3rd most affected by government shutdown

Maryland ranked No. 3 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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