Don’t Be Kansas: Impact of Massive Tax Cuts on Kansas Offers a Warning to Wisconsin

Wisconsin lawmakers advocating for more tax cuts should consider the example of Kansas, a state that has pushed through enormous tax cuts and that has been held up by tax-cut proponents as a model worth replicating.

Wisconsin Representatives Bucking the Tide on Wage Laws

State and local policymakers in many parts of the country are coming to the conclusion that too many workers get paid too little, and they are pushing for higher wage standards for workers. Yet in Wisconsin, lawmakers are moving in the opposite direction.

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New Report Shows Major Corporations Based in Wisconsin Pay Little in State Income Tax

A number of large, profitable corporations in Wisconsin pay little or nothing in state corporate income tax, according to a new report. Loopholes, tax credits, and creating accounting keep the amount these corporations pay in income tax to a minimum.

Recent Publications

Where is Your Income Tax Money Going?
April 15, 2014
Interactive Data Feature: Focus on Wisconsin’s Top Earners
February 28, 2014
Pulling Apart 2014: Focus on Wisconsin’s 1 Percent
February 28, 2014

Income inequality continues to grow in Wisconsin and the United States, producing an ever-widening chasm between the rich and the poor. Over the last 40 years, Wisconsin’s richest residents have experienced dramatic increases in income, while Wisconsinites not among the very highest earners saw their incomes stagnate or decline.

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