A state Senate committee has given a favorable recommendation to legislation that would ensure contractors get the same tax breaks when they buy materials for UW hospital projects as they now receive for other sorts of nonprofit work.
As the race to lead Milwaukee County heats up, those running to replace outgoing executive Chris Abele are staring down a persistent cause of concern: a backlog of infrastructure projects that most likely can't be broken without a new influx of revenue.
A new bill introduced this week would eliminate sales tax on construction equipment that’s temporarily parked in Wisconsin before being sent out of state for certain types of projects.
With a mounting list of road repairs, La Crosse County officials are taking the somewhat unusual step of asking local voters just what they should do.
Wisconsin's five-day sales tax holiday is about to begin.
Although the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday shot down a challenge of taxes imposed on a contractor’s services, its decision could give both businesses and individuals more leeway in their dealings with state agencies.
Wisconsin families with school-aged children would receive a one-time $100 tax rebate this summer and state sales tax would be waived on certain purchases the first weekend in August under a deal Gov. Scott Walker and Assembly Republicans announced on Thursday.
While House Republicans in Washington are proposing a major overhaul of the nation's tax system, Wisconsin Assembly Republicans are making plans of their own for tax reform.
Barring any big changes, the state budget headed next week to the Legislature would give contractors some long-sought tax relief. The $76 billion, two-year spending plan approved Wednesday by lawmakers […]
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