Tax Foundation ranks Wisconsin 32nd for business tax climate

A new report from the Tax Foundation ranks Wisconsin 32nd in the nation for state business tax climate, an improvement of three spots from last year but also a return to the state’s ranking in 2016.

Jared Walczak, the report’s lead author, said Wisconsin’s improvement was primarily the result of changes by other states. He added that over the last five to ten years the state has seen a reduced reliance on property taxes and “a modest improvement” in its ranking...

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Ken Notes: We would move dramatically up the list if we simply formalized what now is a political game. Specifically if we offer tax credits across the board for any companies creating new jobs and property tax credits for companies making substantial investment in brick and mortar (willing to work with communities), we would be seen as progressive and dedicated to creating jobs. Instead we do these things on various levels based on partisan politics and do not get credit for the investments in the reports mentioned in the article.



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