Homeowners in may communities are seeing only modest increases in their property tax bills this month, while some have even seen their taxes go down.
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As the COVID-19 pandemic wreaks havoc on the economy, many Dane County homeowners will see higher tax bills this month largely due to higher property values, a decrease in the lottery credit and rising school levies.
“So, y’know, this is a transmission from a ship right before it hit an iceberg,” the Wisconsin Policy Forum's research director said of the new report. “All the trends we’re going to talk about are positive. But … the reason for that is, is that this is pre-COVID-19 (property values) … There’s clearly going to be some change.”
Driven by higher property values, slower growth in the lottery credit, and rising school levies, many Dane County homeowners will see higher tax bills this year.
A number of items in the 2019-21 biennial budget, including an income tax cut and increased education funding, will likely cause a drawdown in state reserves by more than $800 million over the biennium.
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In the city of Madison, the total tax bill for the average assessed home is rising just $64, or 1 percent, to $6,415 — and that's before deductions.
The so-called “dark store loophole” refers to efforts by large retailers to reduce their property tax bills by reducing their property assessments.
Elsewhere in south-central Wisconsin, 18 districts will ask voters for a total of about $319 million to pay for improvements.
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