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Opponents of the proposed legislation say the measure would raid hundreds of millions of dollars from the state's general fund intended to support education, health care and other purposes.
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While it’s unclear if the trend will hold, a new report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum says interest in the outdoors may signal a need to boost funding for public lands in a state that ranks near the bottom in spending on parks.
A Madison woman was sentenced Friday to a year and a day in federal prison for evading paying more than $3 million in taxes by skimming funds earned by video gambling machines in bars, authorities reported.
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The governor's budget proposal would significantly reduce the state's general fund cash balance.
Evers' budget proposes spending almost $566 million in federal and state funds for major highway programs over the biennium, including $75 million for local multimodal transportation projects.
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A Racine Republican responded to Evers' budget by saying "blah, blah, blah" and "We’ve heard it all before." A Kenosha Democrat responded with "Some may say we must hold off on addressing the state's many long-standing issues at this time, but I look forward to working with Governor Evers to prove that we can both walk and chew gum."
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Gov. Tony Evers' $91 billion budget faces major headwinds in the Republican-led Legislature, where many of his policy ideas have garnered little support.
The governor's budget would increase spending by an amount similar to his proposal two years ago.
United Way of Racine County is offering free, virtual tax filing through its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, which in 2019 helped return over $1 million in claimed tax refunds to over 700 residents in Racine County.
"Please know there were not errors in the data itself but errors in how it was presented and compared over the years shown, particularly as it relates to other taxing jurisdictions," La Crosse Mayor Tim Kabat said.
Gov. Evers will unveil his entire budget proposal on Tuesday.
While increased deployment of COVID-19 vaccines could help residents return to a more normal lifestyle, including increased travel, state officials expect the trend of reduced driving habits to continue into the 2022 fiscal year.
The bill, if passed, would allow businesses that received federal PPP loans to deduct related purchases on their taxes.
Q: Three years ago, my son purchased a house. I am the lender for his mortgage. Last year, unable to resist a low interest rate, I took out a bank mortgage on my own home. Both my son and I pay about $6,000 in interest annually. So, effectively, $6,000 passes into and out of my hands.
Q: I have a question about what happens to your real estate taxes when you pay off your mortgage. When you have a mortgage, the payment to the lender includes real estate taxes and insurance. Once you pay off your loan, how do taxes get paid? Is it better to pay off your loan or keep a loan so that the taxes keep getting paid? Do property taxes rise when you pay off your loan?
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