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Todd A. Berry or Dale Knapp
608-241-9789
wistax@wistax.org

Wisconsin taxes 9th highest nationally

November 30, 1999

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U.S. Census figures released Wednesday show that state-local taxes in Wisconsin claimed 11.7% of personal income in fiscal 2010 (2009-10), ninth highest among the states, the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance (WISTAX) reported today. During the prior year, Wisconsin taxes claimed 11.2% of income, and were also ninth highest.
 

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Dale J. Knapp or Todd A. Berry
608-241-9789
wistax@wistax.org

Wisconsin Business Taxes Topped $8 Billion in 2011

Property, Not Income, Tax Largest Business Tax

November 30, 1999

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MADISON—The corporate income tax dominates discussion of business taxes, but it accounted for just 10% of the $8.5 billion Wisconsin businesses paid in taxes in 2011. The property tax was the single largest tax paid by businesses, generating 51% of the total. These are two key findings from “Badger State Business Taxes,” a new report from the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance (WISTAX). Celebrating its 80th year, WISTAX is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to policy research and citizen education.

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