Posted on: March 20, 2017

Big box stores gird for battle with Wisconsin cities

A battle pitting big-box retail giants including Menards and Wal-Mart against Wisconsin towns and cities is headed to the Legislature. Republican-backed proposals, written in conjunction with the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, are designed to. . .

By SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press
Posted on: March 20, 2017

Retailers' tax dodge shifts burden to homeowners

Recently I went to Madison as part of a delegation of Stevens Point elected officials for the League of Wisconsin Municipalities’ lobby day. At the top of the agenda: a tax dodge that major retailers are using to avoid paying their fair share . . . .

David Shorr, for USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin
Posted on: February 27, 2017

Another Milwaukee area Walgreens store building sold

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Cudahay Walgreens building sells for twice its assessed value.

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

Retailers accused of bullying cities into lowering property tax assessments

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Community and business leaders often tout how new commercial developments will increase the local tax base. But two recent court rulings are eating into that idea — and other property owners may feel the tax bite.

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

Walgreens and CVS Declare War on Property Taxes

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Walgreens boasts convenient locations, a wide array of products, and a killer tax strategy.

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

Can Walgreen Stance on Property Tax Hurt Income Tax Position of 1031 Investors?

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Is Walgreen Co. v City of Oshkosh a case that could have broad reaching tax implications?

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