The state Legislature’s Budget Committee passed a motion Thursday that will force cities and counties to reduce property tax collections to offset service fees.
Republican Gov. Scott Walker promised Thursday that his next executive budget will slash income taxes, but he called those cuts just a “down payment” on future ones he hopes to phase in as the Wisconsin economy grows.
Gov. Scott Walker says he’s still trying to determine whether an income tax cut or a property tax cut, or some combination of the two, is the best way to return money to taxpayers.
Published: November 7, 2012
Tags: property taxes
The city of Cudahy has settled two lawsuits brought by Walgreen Co. over property assessments at two stores.
A Milwaukee church is suing the city to avoid paying more than $10,000 in property taxes.
Milwaukee County could miss out on at least $200,000 in real estate transfer returns if a federal lawsuit turns in favor of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Gov. Scott Walker’s administration says property taxes dropped slightly last year.
Milwaukee city officials will review on Thursday a resolution requiring the city assessor’s office to send out reassessment notices to all property owners each year, according to a city of Milwaukee news release.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A new study finds that property taxes levied by local government increased this year 2.6 percent. The Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance study released Tuesday says that is the smallest increase since 2006. School property taxes were the largest chunk of what was levied, accounting for more than 45 percent on average. Their [...]
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Property taxes would essentially be frozen for the next two years as Gov. Scott Walker proposed, but would be allowed to increase slightly after that under a plan that has passed the Legislature’s budget committee. The Joint Finance Committee voted Thursday to cap property tax levy increases for counties and municipalities [...]