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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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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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Tax burden down, rank up

Recently released U.S. Census Bureau figures show state-local taxes in Wisconsin claimed 11.2% of personal income in 2009 (2008-09 fiscal year), down from 11.7% in the preceding year. Despite the drop, the state’s tax ranking rose from 11th to 9th, … Continue reading

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