Read these reports to understand the financial forces that affect daily American life. Discover how exports and imports impact US taxes and debt, plus learn about inflation and other economic indicators.
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Nonprofits, specifically 501(c)(3) charities, play a substantial role in the US economy — from creating jobs to providing benefits to individuals and communities.
Despite pandemic challenges, US breweries — 98% of which have fewer than 100 employees — contribute more in tax revenue than wineries and employ tens of thousands of people.
Cannabis taxes fund a wide range of public initiatives, from healthcare to law enforcement.
Fitch Ratings lowered the United States' credit rating to AA+ on August 1st, citing worries about the country's handling of its increasing debt.
Owning land, homes, or other buildings can be expensive — here’s where people are paying more of their income on them.
Hawaii and Washington lead the nation in how much sales tax they collect from residents.
Across all 50 states and Washington, DC, the average annual revenue from alcohol taxes amounted to $21.67 per person in 2020.
Social Security trust funds are projected to run out unless Congress changes the program’s structure soon.
Forty-three states and Washington, DC, collect income taxes every year—and seven states collect no income tax. Here’s where you can expect to pay more, or less.
California, Vermont, and Oregon have the highest rates of homelessness across the 50 states.