Join WISTAX by Becoming a Contributor

We are grateful for your support! To show our thanks, every contributor will receive:

  • annual subscriptions to our Wisconsin Taxpayer monthly magazine and bi-weekly Focus newsletter,
  • discounts on our research publications,
  • The Framework of Your Wisconsin Government textbook,
  • access to our research staff to answer your questions, and
  • use of a speakers bureau for your program needs, discounts on selected WISTAX publications and the knowledge you are financially supporting our education programs in Wisconsin schools.
     
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Basic Contributor

At this level, you provide basic support for our educational mission and help underwrite our research publications. In return, you'll receive the thank you gifts outlined above.

$85
  • Send me the thank you subscriptions
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  • Send the thank you subscriptions to a friend

 

Sustaining Contributor

At the contribution level of your choice below, you help underwrite a variety of other important educational efforts, in addition to supporting our basic mission. As a thank you gift, you'll receive the subscriptions outlined above.

$100

Underwrites free content on our blog and website.

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$150

Underwrites media outreach and helps us distribute and place WISTAX press releases and research in dozens of newspapers and websites across Wisconsin.

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  • Send the thank you subscriptions to a friend

 
$250

Underwrites our civic education effort that has provided free school lectures to tens of thousands of Wisconsin students in middle and high schools over the years.

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$300

Underwrites our free speakers bureau. We speak to dozens of civic and community groups annually across the state.

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  • Send the thank you subscriptions to a friend

 
$500

Underwrites the next edition of our civics textbook, which is used in schools across Wisconsin and enables us to educate our state's youngest citizens about their government.

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  • Send the thank you subscriptions to a friend

 
$1,000

Underwrites special research projects like Wisconsin's Benchmark Annual Report Card, Room Taxes report, MunicipalFacts and SchoolFacts.

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  • I do not want the thank you subscriptions
  • Send the thank you subscriptions to a friend

 

If you want to contribute more, please email us and we will contact you.

What I Receive For Being A Sustaining Contributor

  • The Wisconsin Taxpayer for one year. Our monthly 8-page magazine is Wisconsin's "Bible" on government finance.
  • The Focus newsletter for one year. Our bi-weekly, two-page newsletter covers current legislative developments - from tax reform to state spending trends.
  • A free copy of The Framework of Your Wisconsin Government, citizen manual/textbook that demystifies state and local governments, taxes and spending.
  • Access to a first-rate research staff. As a WISTAX member, you can think of us as "your government-research office in Madison."
  • Plus . . . use of a speakers bureau for your program needs, discounts on selected WISTAX publications and support of our education programs in Wisconsin schools.

Joining For Businesses, Organizations, and Firms

WISTAX has a suggested contribution schedule for businesses, organizations and firms based on the number of employees, type of business and contributions made by comparably-sized companies.

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