What Sorts of Tax Changes Does Wisconsin Need?

By: Sunday January 20, 2013 8:15 am

In his State of the State message this evening, Governor Walker reiterated his intent to cut the state income tax for “middle class” Wisconsinites. We won’t learn any details until the Governor’s 2013-15 budget is introduced next month, so it’s hard to critique the plan now. However, it’s not too soon to raise the sorts of questions and concerns that state policymakers should be considering in the months ahead, as they debate the budget bill.

Can the state afford a significant cut in the income tax?


BP Claims May Be Taxed at Highest Rate; Not an Official “Disaster”

By: Tuesday January 4, 2011 6:45 am

Just when you thought the people of Louisiana couldn’t possibly take another shot to the face, there’s another one coming. It turns out that people who received claim money from BP could see that money taxed at the highest possible rate because the BP oil disaster wasn’t officially declared a disaster.

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