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Claymont ranks the poorest of Delaware towns, study finds

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

By the Numbers: Delaware is among 29 states that retain personal income tax exemptions

Twenty-nine states, including Delaware, maintain personal income tax exemptions, even though the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act suspended such exemptions at the federal level, according to a Tax Foundation analysis.

Delaware ranks 47th in hospital safety analysis

Delaware finished in a tie for 47th 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.

Kent County ranks the poorest of Delaware counties, study finds

Kent County was ranked the poorest county in Delaware in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.

ISN Software: Result of malpractice suit a mockery of Delaware law, will lead to companies leaving the state

Texas-based ISN Software Corporation is hoping to bring its legal malpractice claim against law firm Richards Layton & Finger PA to the Delaware Supreme Court, believing the dismissal of the case in Delaware Superior Court "makes a mockery" of Delaware law.

Analysis: New Castle County has fastest growing local economy in Delaware

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

Christiana Care rated top employer in Delaware, study finds

Christiana Care employs 11,856 workers in Delaware, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Delaware ranks 9th lowest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Delaware finished 44th among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

Delaware finishes 23rd on best state ranking

Delaware was ranked the 23rd best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Sussex County residents is highest in Delaware

Sussex County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Delaware, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Analysis: State and local tax burden in Delaware is 2nd lowest in U.S.

On a scale of lowest to highest, the state and local effective tax rate for Delaware ranks second in the nation, according to a new WalletHub.com study of tax burdens imposed by the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Delaware ranks 13th highest on state cigarette taxes

The state cigarette taxes charged in Delaware ranked 13th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on 2016 data.

Average tax refund in Delaware ranks the highest in the nation

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

Supreme Court overrules precedent in medical negligence case

The Delaware Supreme Court recently overturned its own 26-year-old precedent when it ruled that negligence claims against physicians tossed as untimely do not absolve employers of vicarious liability.

Delaware posts 6th lowest property tax rate in new national study

Delaware ranked sixth in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Sussex County has fastest growing local economy in Delaware

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

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Delaware rank 17th highest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Delaware ranked 17th in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

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