A Hidden Tax Hike for Seniors

Tamarine Cornelius
February 1, 2012

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Working families and the elderly will be hit with a $14 million property tax increase over the next two years, and see their taxes continue to rise in later years, thanks to the Legislature’s decision to effectively freeze the Homestead Credit for modest- income homeowners and renters. The credit will no longer keep pace with the cost of living, reducing its value and driving up property tax bills for thousands of Wisconsinites. Read full publication.