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Wausau, Wisconsin Alderman Pushes For Cities’ Right to Own Public Transit Sales Tax Across State

Indirect Tax, ONESOURCE, Sales and Use Tax July 30, 2013

WI-Wausau-City-BusWausau Alderman Keene Winters is proposing to the Wisconsin State Legislature that the state’s cities, towns, and villages be able to levy their own sales taxes to fund public transit systems. Alderman Winters has been campaigning door-to-door for support of his proposal, but the state legislature will have to pass the law allowing the local jurisdictions this freedom, and some legislators are doubtful it will pass.