JFC approves nixing state property tax, using GPR to cover forestry programs

The state would wipe out its only property tax, which now funds forestry programs, and instead use general purpose revenue to cover those expenses after the Joint Finance Committee voted 12-4 along party lines to support Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal.
The forestry mill tax would be expected to bring in roughly $181.5 million over the next two years. But that property tax would be pulled off homeown...

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.

Upcoming Events