Venture Capital Legislation

TO:  Senate Venture Capital Committee FROM:  James A. Buchen, Senior Vice President, Government Relations DATE:  September 6, 2012 RE:  Venture Capital Legislation Job creation is a goal that unites policy makers of both political parties as well as business leaders, … Continued

Tax Regulatory Reform

Tax Regulatory Reform (Sept. 2011 SS AB 23 & Sept. 2011 SS SB 23) This bill makes a variety changes to the procedural statutes governing the actions of the Department of Revenue (DOR) in providing advice, conducting audits, imposing penalties, … Continued

Taxation of Adult Dependent Insurance Benefits

Without action by the Legislature this fall, a major hassle for state businesses and a new state imposed pay cut for some employees will take effect soon. BACKGROUND Wisconsin adopted an insurance mandate in 2009 to provide coverage to adult … Continued

Provisions of 2011 Act 68

Tax Regulatory Reform Act of 2011 Provisions of 2011 Act 68 Overview Signed into law this past November, 2011 Act 68 makes a variety of changes to the procedural statutes governing the actions of the Department of Revenue (DOR) in … Continued

WMC Talking Points: State Budget Helps Families, Schools

As Wisconsin faces an unprecedented flurry of recall elections, we are seeing many distortions and misstatements. A recent series of TV ads from We are Wisconsin contain a number of misstatements that need to be corrected and challenged in our … Continued

An Executive Briefing Series: Recount. Recalls. State Budget.

AN EXECUTIVE BRIEFING SERIES: RECOUNT. RECALLS. STATE BUDGET. Sponsored By: What’s really been going on in Madison in the last four months? Boycotts of Wisconsin businesses as a result of Governor Scott Walker’s budget repair bill. A hotly contested, narrowly … Continued