Governor signs tax cut bill at Cecil farm

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Gov. Scott Walker has signed his tax cut bill into law at a farm in Shawano County.

Walker signed the legislation Monday at Horsens Homestead Farms in Cecil.

The bill devotes a large chunk of the state's $977 million surplus to property and income tax cuts. It sends $406 million to technical colleges to reduce their property tax hit and cuts income taxes by nearly $99 million.

For taxpayers, the measure amounts to a $131 reduction on a median-valued home's tax bill this December and saves the average worker $46 in annual income taxes.

Democrats criticized the bill as an election year gimmick. Walker faces re-election in November.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
WEAU 13 NEWS 1907 S. Hastings Way Eau Claire, WI 54701 By Phone: Main Number (715) 835-1313 and (715) 832-3474. Tip Line (715) 839-WEAU - (715) 839-9328 Sports Line (715) 852-1537
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 251937011 - weau.com/a?a=251937011
Gray Television, Inc.