Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

A Critical Review of Property Tax Relief in Wisconsin: The School Levy Credit and the First Dollar Credit

Wisconsin's school levy credit and first dollar credit are an expensive and highly inefficient means of providing property tax relief to Wisconsin taxpayers, this analysis suggests. In fact, they provide relatively little relief to homeowners and renters facing the highest property tax burdens. A version of this paper appears in State Tax Notes, February 8, 2010

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  • Volume or issue no.: La Follette School Working Paper No. 2010-003
  • Author(s): Andrew Reschovsky