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State tax burden up, but overall burden still falling Wisconsin Policy Forum

State tax burden up, but overall burden still falling Wisconsin Policy Forum

Wisconsin Policy forum , Contributor January 23, 2022

For the first time in a decade, the state taxes paid by Wisconsin residents and businesses in 2021 grew as a share of income in the state. Yet the historically low levels of federal and...

UW-W program offers free tax assistance for community

UW-W program offers free tax assistance for community

Briahna LeFave, Business & Technology Editor January 23, 2022

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program otherwise known as VITA, is a college course at UW-Whitewater as well as a useful tool that can be utilized by both community members and students to complete...

Locals give wheel taxes the gas

Locals give wheel taxes the gas

Wisconsin Policy Forum, Contributor November 28, 2021

Collections from local vehicle registration fees in Wisconsin rose rapidly in recent years, with revenues tripling between 2017 and 2021. The trend was driven by new fees approved in Madison as well as...

Alcohol tax revenues surge during pandemic

Alcohol tax revenues surge during pandemic

Wisconsin Policy Forum, WNA Writer September 19, 2021

State excise tax revenues from the sale of alcoholic beverages rose nearly 17% in the 2021 fiscal year, an annual increase that tops any seen in nearly five decades in Wisconsin. While...

El Nevado Tax Services is located at 239 East Milwaukee St. in Whitewater.

Gimme a (tax) break!

Michael Bose, Journalist April 11, 2021

Everyone has to do their taxes - it’s an important part of society. But not everyone knows how to file their taxes properly, and that's where El Nevado Tax Services can help. This local family-run business...

Accounting students look to help others with income taxes

February 29, 2012

Students seeking free tax help can find it from accounting students on the UW-Whitewater campus. A Volunteer Income Tax Assistance clinic will be held every Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and every Saturday...

Revolution: to be, or not to be?

March 2, 2011

First, let me begin by saying I love America and all of the freedoms that come along with being born in it.  Though I, as do many, see issues in need of correction. Take Scott Walker for instance,...

Free tax help offered on campus

February 23, 2011

Students, faculty and staff who meet certain income requirements and are looking for a cost-free alternative to many tax-preparation businesses can attend the tax assistance workshops held in Hyland Hall. The...

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