Legislative Updates

Federal Tax Reform – October 2017 Update

October 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Federal Tax Reform – October 2017 Update

You have received several communications over the past few weeks about the REALTOR® position on the proposed changes to tax reform.  This morning, the house passed a budget plan that would likely pave the way

CALL TO ACTION | Preserve The Wisconsin Historic Tax Credit

August 21st, 2017|Comments Off on CALL TO ACTION | Preserve The Wisconsin Historic Tax Credit

Have you contacted your state legislator yet from the WRA call to action to preserve the Wisconsin State Historic Tax Credit? This program provides millions of dollars of economic development opportunity across the State while creating

News of 10b Economic Development Project

August 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on News of 10b Economic Development Project

CARW Members, It is safe to say that the majority of us were stunned to learn that Foxconn selected southeast Wisconsin to create what could be a 20 million square foot, $10 billion dollar manufacturing

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