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More questions as state budget nears

New figures from the Department of Revenue (D0R) may raise more questions about the upcoming 2017-19 state budget. Tax collections from July to November 2016 grew just 1.2% over the same period in 2015. That figure is lower than the … Continue reading

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Job growth varies by county

Recent WISTAX research focused on several long-term factors affecting statewide Wisconsin job growth; in particular, a slow-growing population and lack of new firm creation (State of the state (I) and State of the state (II). A look at county-by-county numbers … Continue reading

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The fork in the road

Lewis Carroll in Alice in Wonderland—One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. “Which road do I take?” she asked. “Where do you want to go?” was his response. “I … Continue reading

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