Blog Posts by Tamarine Cornelius
Tax Day is approaching, and with it comes many negative messages about taxes. But this Tax Day, let’s remember that to build a strong economy and create jobs, we need to invest in what works – and we can’t do … Read more
Wisconsin is a better place when we all do well. Unfortunately, while the wealthiest have seen their incomes skyrocket in recent decades, incomes have stagnated for the middle class and low-income people. It’s becoming harder to stay in the middle … Read more
Wisconsin voters approved ballot initiatives in 25 districts yesterday, voluntarily raising property taxes in order to fund services or improved infrastructure in their districts.
Referenda approved at the ballot box include:
- The issuance of $20 million in debt by the
One of American’s most important and insightful economists will be coming to Madison on Friday, April 4th. Don’t miss this chance to hear Dean Baker share his vision of what’s happening in today’s economy.
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.
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.
On the same day that the state Assembly passed a substantial property and income tax cut package, it declined to reverse a recent tax hike for parents who work at low-wage jobs.
The $537 million tax cut package, which diverts … Read more