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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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Why didn’t we save a bit?

Revised revenue estimates from the state’s Legislative Fiscal Bureau show tax collections this year and next are likely to be weaker than what was expected during budget deliberations last May. Economic conditions are weaker than expected, resulting in lower tax … Continue reading

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Wisconsin’s other deficit

Imagine selling your old car to make the monthly mortgage payment, or making a credit-card purchase while telling a family member you didn’t “spend a dime.” In some ways, these are the kinds of actions taken by state officials of … Continue reading

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