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Response to kpete (Original post)

Mon Apr 15, 2013, 11:08 AM

4. It happens at the state level as well.

 

The bills are just the latest twists in a 60-year tax-shifting trend: In the 1950s, about half of all property taxes in Wisconsin were paid by homeowners, according to Todd Berry, president of the nonpartisan Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. The other half were paid by businesses, farms, industry and other nonresidential property owners.

Today, that split is about 70-30.

Read more: http://host.madison.com/news/local/chris_rickert/chris-rickert-bill-to-aid-broadcasters-just-the-latest-in/article_4bbd9f04-9714-11e2-a6b5-0019bb2963f4.html#ixzz2QXqFFtSy

And elsewhere.
http://www.wvpolicy.org/the-property-tax-shift

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