Category Archives: Taxes

Clouds on the state budget horizon?

A recent report from Wisconsin’s Department of Administration highlights the major challenges Gov. Scott Walker (R) and state legislators face as they begin work on the 2017-19 state budget. The so-called “November 20 report,” which summarizes the state’s financial conditions … Continue reading

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League of Wisconsin Municipalities and WISTAX release “State of Wisconsin’s Cities and Villages”

Since the Great Recession, Wisconsin’s cities and villages have maintained critical services despite no significant increases in local or state revenue. But challenging times are just around the corner for local road systems, and Wisconsin’s smallest communities are still waiting … Continue reading

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The latest on property taxes

There has been a lot of recent talk about property taxes. In early January, the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance (WISTAX) estimated total net levies statewide would be up about 0.3%. Based on more recent information, we now estimate the statewide net … Continue reading

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