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United Way of Racine County Seeks Volunteers

Volunteers are needed at United Way of Racine County. Currently, they are looking for people to serve on Volunteer Advisory Teams as well as with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Applications are available until January 3, 2022. United Way of Racine County fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person […]

Posted inGovernment, Local news

Racine County Treasurer Warns ‘Do Not Fall for Tax Mail Scam’

RACINE- Racine County Treasurer Jeff Latus would like to remind property taxpayers that the second property tax installment is due July 31, 2021. “If you are paying in installments,” commented Jeff Latus, “we encourage you to pay early to avoid penalties. If there is any type of error with the payment, it can take up […]

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Gov. Evers Delivers Radio Address on Providing Tax Relief for Middle-Class Families, Support for Schools

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today delivered the Democratic Radio Address highlighting the signing of the 2021-23 budget last week, which included one of the largest tax cuts in Wisconsin state history and the governor’s announcement to provide more than $100 million in new funding for our kids and schools. Hey, Wisconsin! Governor Tony Evers here. Last week, […]

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Police: Spat Over Taxes Turns Violent

After strangling and threatening to kill the mother of his child in January, a Racine man was charged Monday with misdemeanor battery and disorderly conduct, with domestic abuse enhancers. A 24-year-old assaulted the mother of his child over a dispute about who would claim their daughter on their income taxes. While they could not agree, […]

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Caledonia Budget: Taxpayers May Pay Less, But There’s A New Fee

Depending on which part of Caledonia property taxpayers live in will determine whether the mill rate increased or decreased when they see the village portion of the 2014 tax bill. Click here to see the full budget: Village of Caledonia Budget – 2015. Village administrator Mark Janiuk told the board at its meeting on Monday that […]

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With or Without Referendum, Racine Unified Budget Approved

Members of the Racine Unified Board of Education Tuesday approved two budgets that lower taxes with and without voters’ approval of the referendum. In 2014, all Racine Unified property owners paid $9.96 per $1,000 of assessed value. Should the referendum go through, those same taxpayers would see a tax bill of $9.59 per $1,000 and […]

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Sturtevant 2015 Budget Public Hearing Nov. 5

Sturtevant residents are invited to review the proposed 2015 budget and attend the statutorily required public hearing Nov. 5. Copies of the budget can be found on the village’s website and at Village Hall. The 2015 budget includes a two-cent increase in the mill rate; from $8.57 to $8.59 per $1,000 of assessed value. Homeowners with […]

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