Upcoming Events

Sep 05

Next Gen’R Event

September 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Milwaukee
Sep 19

Rainmaker

September 19 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
HUB640
Milwaukee
Oct 24

2018 Deal of the Year Awards & Annual Meeting

October 24 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Grain Exchange
Milwaukee
Nov 07

New Member Orientation

November 7 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
CARW
Milwaukee

Legislative Updates

Big Win for REALTORS® on IRS Guidance for 20% Income Deduction

August 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Big Win for REALTORS® on IRS Guidance for 20% Income Deduction

If you were tuned to the news Aug. 8 you might have heard the IRS released proposed regulations on the new 20 percent business income deduction for pass through businesses. IRS summary with link

Tax Reform Update and Opportunity Zones for Construction Contractors and Real Estate Businesses

July 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Tax Reform Update and Opportunity Zones for Construction Contractors and Real Estate Businesses

On Wednesday, July 11, Brenda Graat of Baker Tilly presented a tax reform update. She presented key tax reform takeaways for construction contractors and real estate businesses. Graat also explained the Opportunity Zones Tax incentives for investing

“Dark Store” Property Tax Assessment Committee Finalized

June 25th, 2018|Comments Off on “Dark Store” Property Tax Assessment Committee Finalized

“Dark Store” Property Tax Assessment Committee Finalized The Joint Legislative Council voted to approve the proposed membership of the 2018 Legislative Council study committee on Property Tax Assessment Practices. Members of CARW have been

Legislative Priorities

Following a successful 2016, the Wisconsin Legislature is back in session with many new faces and new agendas.  The Commercial Association of REALTORS® 2017-18 legislative priorities includes:

  1. Making necessary infrastructure investments
  2. Preserving our environment and water resources
  3. Protecting private property rights
  4. Reducing frivolous lawsuits against REALTORS®
  5. Removing hurdles to successful real estate transactions

For a complete list of specific legislative priorities, Legislative priorities_final 2017.

The REALTORS® accomplished many key items in the last session including:

  • $406M property tax cut
  • Income tax reform
  • Landlord/tenant regulations
  • TIF Decrement
  • Broker experience requirement
  • Out of State Licenses
  • Historic rehabilitation tax credit

For a complete list and detail about the 2014 legislative accomplishments, click here.

Please see the 2014 Legislative Wrap Up for further detail.  If you have questions, please contact Tracy at tracy@carw.com or 414.271.2021

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