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New report explains Wisconsin tax bills


January 4, 2018


The Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance notes in a new report the state’s relatively high property taxes are mostly because there are so many fingers in the pie.

Wisconsin has more units of government dipping into the property tax pie than many other states.

Wisconsin’s property tax bills finance K-12 schools, municipalities, counties and technical colleges. A state tax was also on the previous tax bill, but that small fee has been eliminated this year. It was only around $6 on a total tax bill of $2,000.

In 2015, Wisconsin ranked as one of 32 states...

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