Two links on local and state taxes (some have implications on future state tax redistribution for schools):
- Wisconsin Faces a $1.6B structural deficit by Steven Walters:
A report made public today [Wisconsin DOA 2007-2009 Budget Reports] identifies a $1.6 billion gap between what state officials say they need to run their agencies over the next two years and what taxes and other revenues will bring in over that period.
- Dane County Properties Taxes increase 4.88% by Channel3000:
Without a veto, Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk signed the $450 million county budget that she said protects public safety, human services and the environment.
Audio: Falk Signs Budget, Declines Comment On AG Race (MP3 Format)
For the average $240,000 Madison homeowner, the county portion of the property tax will increase by almost $16, which represents a 4.88 percent increase, WISC-TV reported.
Locally, the Madison School District’s property tax assessments will go up less than the County, about 3.2%.