General Fund Tax Collections Madison: Wisconsin Legislative Fiscal Bureau
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The nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau
provides professional expertise to the Wisconsin Legislature, legislative leaders, the Joint Committee on Finance and individual legislators.
But an analysis from the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau
found that a provision in the budget that would have the tax once again indexed inflation would, by the end of the state's next budget, drive the fee up by 1.6 cents over the 8-cent increase Evers is seeking.
In January the Legislative Fiscal Bureau
revised the revenue forecast, taking into account federal tax law changes, increasing biennial revenues by $76 million (0.2% of biennial revenues).
Specifically, the $27 million proposed in the Wisconsin budget would be used to "pay a settlement related to additional costs incurred during project construction, which is currently under negotiation with the contractor," according to an analysis released this week by the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau
. Negotiations are being held outside court in hopes of avoiding litigation, Thompson said.
Spending on major highway jobs in southeast Wisconsin would be slashed, according to a report on Evers' budget released Tuesday by the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau
Although he did not release specifics of that plan, the Legislative Fiscal Bureau
says his proposal could increase state spending on town roads by about $53 million, taking it upfrom $149 million to about $202 million a 36 percent increase.
But the Legislative Fiscal Bureau
says it appears his proposal would increase state spending on town roads by about $53 million, taking it from $149 million a year to about $202 million.
The annual number of TIF districts established in Wisconsin peaked in 2005, when municipalities throughoutthe state established 105 TIF districts, according to a reportreleased in 2017by the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau
. The report analyzed TIF use from 2015 to 1976, the first year the district could beused in Wisconsin.
The state's nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau
has called that figure inaccurate.
It's a claim that the state's nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau
has said is inaccurate since it ignores the effects of inflation and miscounts borrowed money.