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Governor Walker Applauds JFC Vote to Eliminate the State Portion of the Property Tax Levy

"We are eliminating an entire tax."

By - Aug 24th, 2017 04:43 pm

MADISON – Governor Scott Walker released the following statement today after the Wisconsin State Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee voted to eliminate the state portion of the property tax levy. The provision was included in Governor Walker’s Executive Budget proposal.

“We are eliminating an entire tax. Once passed in the budget and signed into law, there will be no state property tax collected for the first time since 1931. I applaud the members of the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee for supporting tax reform and relief!”

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2 thoughts on “Governor Walker Applauds JFC Vote to Eliminate the State Portion of the Property Tax Levy”

  1. Michael Schwister says:

    I suppose that’s not the portion of tax that pays salaries to the Grebe puppets in the legislature. I feel another round of public infrastructure about to take a hit.

  2. Old Man Yells at Cloud says:

    Scoot, please actually work on something other than getting re-elected. The people of Wisconsin deserve better than this pandering. The state (forestation) tax levy is 0.8% of property taxes levied.

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