Tag Archives: Wisconsin Policy Forum

Policy Forum: $4.4B in unexpected tax collections presents “golden opportunity” for Wisconsin

A recent revelation that Wisconsin is likely to collect $4.4 billion more in taxes than expected over the next two years presents a "golden opportunity" for the state to improve infrastructure, train workers and deal with other pressing matters, according to a report released on Friday by the nonpartisan Wisconsin Policy Forum.

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Report: Employers unlikely to see higher payroll taxes due to COVID-19 this year

Although Wisconsin’s unemployment system is struggling to keep up with a wave of filings amid the state’s COVID-19 outbreak, employers most likely don’t need to worry about higher payroll taxes until 2022 thanks to the state’s high reserves and previous precautionary actions.

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Report finds Mount Pleasant on sound footing despite Foxconn’s shortfalls

Entering the COVID-19 outbreak, Mount Pleasant enjoyed enough reserves and revenue to weather the pandemic, even with the $200 million in debt the village had amassed to help with the construction of Foxconn Technology Group's massive campus, according to a report released this week.

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