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Wisconsin ranks 43rd highest on state and local sales taxes, study finds

The combined state and average local sales taxes in Wisconsin ranked 43rd in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on July 2019 data.

Wisconsin ranks 3rd lowest on beer taxes, study finds

The state beer excise taxes in Wisconsin ranked 48th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

Barbara Dittrich Pledges to Support Congressional Term Limits

Wisconsin state Assemblywoman Barbara Dittrich (district 38) has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Wisconsin has VARIABLE 3 identity theft rate among the 50 states, study finds

Wisconsin finished 42nd in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of identity theft rates across the nation.

By the Numbers: Wisconsin not among the 17 jurisdictions with vaping taxes

Seventeen jurisdictions in the nation have some form of vapor product excise tax, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Madison ranks 5th fittest U.S. city, study finds

Madison finished fifth on a 2019 fitness index analyzing the 100 largest U.S. cities.

Wisconsin ranks 9th highest for pass-through business tax rates, study finds

Wisconsin finished ninth in a Tax Foundation analysis of tax rates levied on pass-through businesses.

Wisconsin ranks 24th for rental car tax rates, study finds

Wisconsin finished in a tie for 24th in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.

Dollar’s value in Wisconsin ranks 20th highest among the 50 states, study finds

Wisconsin finished in a tie for 20th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.

Milwaukee ranks the most dangerous of Wisconsin cities, study finds

Milwaukee was ranked the most dangerous city in Wisconsin in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.

Wisconsin ranks 11th worst for police officers, study finds

Wisconsin was ranked 41st in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.

Whitefish Bay ranks the richest of Wisconsin towns, study finds

Whitefish Bay was ranked the richest town in Wisconsin in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.

Congressman Glenn Grothman quiet on USMCA

Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Wisconsin ranks 17th highest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

Wisconsin finished 17th in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

Wisconsin ranks 20th highest for state tax collections per capita

Wisconsin finished 20th in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

Whitewater ranks the poorest of Wisconsin towns, study finds

Whitewater was ranked the poorest town in Wisconsin in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

By the Numbers: Wisconsin is among 29 states that retain personal income tax exemptions

Twenty-nine states, including Wisconsin, maintain personal income tax exemptions, even though the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act suspended such exemptions at the federal level, according to a Tax Foundation analysis.

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