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January 12, 2018
Property taxes fall locally but rise around the state
Property taxes in Wisconsin are projected to rise 1.8 percent statewide this year, according to the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization devoted to public policy research and citizen education. However, property taxpayers in Superior saw their taxes...
January 12, 2018 - 9:37am
January 2, 2018
Alliance explains high property taxes in Wisconsin
As property tax bills arrive this month, Wisconsinites are often left wondering, "Why is my bill so high?" A new report from the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance (WISTAX), "Investigating Residential Property Taxes" answers this and other property tax-related questions.
January 2, 2018 - 8:04am
December 15, 2017
Wisconsin's state-local tax burden edges down in 2017
Wisconsin's overall state-local tax burden again declined last year, though the drop was due mainly to two specific events, according to the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance.
December 15, 2017 - 7:00am
July 12, 2017
$2.5M lien filed by IRS against Duluth emergency room physician, preservationist
DULUTH, Minn. — Eric Ringsred, a Duluth property owner and preservationist, owes more than $2.5 million in unpaid federal taxes over the...
July 12, 2017 - 7:05am
June 23, 2017
Minnesota counties could owe Enbridge millions
Polk County, Minn. - The state of Minnesota may have made a big mistake, and now you may have to pay for it. A big oil company says they're owed...
June 23, 2017 - 7:54am
January 19, 2017
Legislation would pay Minnesotans for Wisconsin tax losses
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House Taxes Committee chairman is tired of dealing with Wisconsin about income taxes. So Chairman Greg Davids,...
January 19, 2017 - 10:04am
Service agency seeks volunteers to help with tax returns
The Internal Revenue Service and Northwest Wisconsin Community Services Agency are looking for volunteers to help low- to moderate-income families do their taxes in 2017. The tax help is free and volunteers get training to prepare simple, non-business tax returns through the IRS Volunteer...
December 19, 2016 - 10:07am
August 10, 2011
Sales tax holiday proposed for back-to-school purchases next year
Some state lawmakers are drafting legislation that would exempt back-to-school purchases from sales tax during a special shopping holiday next year. Republican State Representatives Chad Weininger of Green Bay and André Jacque of Bellevue say their legislation would exempt school...
August 10, 2011 - 11:01am
September 22, 2010
NWCSA offers tax training
Northwest Wisconsin Community Services Agency, Inc. will be offering basic tax training to all interested residents of Douglas County starting Oct. 19. NWCSA will offer seven, one-hour classes on understanding basic tax concepts. The following topics will be covered: * Who is...
September 22, 2010 - 7:00am
September 7, 2010
Fate of estate tax weighs on state budget
Wisconsin's state budget deficit could get even bigger depending on what Congress decides to do with the estate tax this year. Wisconsin's estate tax has historically been linked in one way or another to the federal estate tax. The connection used to generate hundreds of millions...
September 7, 2010 - 8:33am
August 25, 2010
State invests in Fraser Shipyards
Two northern lawmakers stressed Tuesday that the tax credit and investment policies of the state are helping Wisconsin stimulate job creation and revitalize the economy. State Sen. Bob Jauch, D-Poplar, and Rep. Nick Milroy, D-Superior, attended a press conference Tuesday with Department...
August 25, 2010 - 7:00am
July 22, 2010
Neumann proposes property tax holiday
Homeowners would owe no property taxes in 2011 if they agree to pay their tax bills monthly in the future under a proposal by Republican gubernatorial candidate Mark Neumann. But critics call the move a gimmick. In practice many homeowners already pay their property taxes monthly....
July 22, 2010 - 12:14pm
July 9, 2010
Pay what is owed
In most cases, if you owe a tax, you have to pay it - except when that tax is a sales tax and it's owed on an item you purchased online. Buyers still owe the tax, of course - there is a line on their Wisconsin income tax forms. But few pay it voluntarily, which puts local brick-and-mortar...
July 9, 2010 - 8:25am
State funding shortfall hits local taxpayers again
When the Superior School Board set its budget last fall, the spike in property tax rates was inevitable. The board had only one decision to make - dole out the hit all at once or soften the blow over a two-year span. Board members went with the multi-year approach, hoping Wisconsin's...
July 9, 2010 - 8:07am
April 22, 2010
Obama tax cuts best bet for Wisconsin families
With the tax cuts enacted during the Bush presidency scheduled to expire at the end of 2010, competing proposals on what to do about it would have very different consequences for Wisconsin residents.
April 22, 2010 - 11:24am