Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Analysis of a Local Sales Tax in the City of Milwaukee

The City of Milwaukee faces the question of how to finance public services without increasing property tax rates. The authors analyze whether a city sales tax is sound public policy. The analysis addresses the challenges associated with levying a local sales tax. Presentation slides

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: Public Affairs Workshop, Domestic Issues, Public Affairs 869, taught by Andrew Reschovsky in Spring 2005
  • Author(s): Carrie Hoback, Michael OCallaghan, Alan Paberzs, Allison Schill, Samuel Wayne
  • Client Name: the Budget and Management Division of the Department of Administration of the City of Milwaukee