Bill to eliminate personal property tax sees support at public hearing


A bill that would eliminate the state's personal property tax starting next year was largely supported Wednesday in a public hearing, where backers touted it as a business-friendly measure that would remove unnecessary burdens.
But Dems on the Senate committee worried the funds wouldn't be completely backfilled by state aid, leaving municipalities and property taxpayers covering the costs in the future.
While the bill from GOP authors Reps. Bob Kulp, Dan Knodl and Sens. Duey Stroebel and David Craig guarantees that taxing jurisdictions will be reimbursed by the state for the loss of personal p...

Please log in to access subscriber content.
If you don't have a subscription, click here for a WisPolitics free trial and to view the different subscription options.

2022 Fall Election Results

Upcoming Events