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Some Thoughts on the Trump Tax Proposal

The President’s tax proposals are drawing attention from the media, politicians, and the public. They offer potential for major change, but still lack detail. Tax legislation is complicated, and details ultimately matter. Nevertheless, the early ideas merit a few observations. … Continue reading

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On sales tax holidays

On Wednesday, Governor Walker said he would include in next year’s state budget a sales tax holiday on school supplies. State residents may be unfamiliar with them, but in 2014 WISTAX wrote about a similar proposal. Important excerpts are reproduced … Continue reading

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New construction numbers revealing

Net new construction during 2015 totaled $7.0 billion, or 1.4% of the total value of all taxable property in the state. Both figures are the highest since 2007, prior to recession. However, they lag well behind the $12 billion in … Continue reading

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