Understanding Your Tax Bill

According to Karl Green, Community Resource Educator, tax bills were just sent to property owners in La Crosse County. To minimize confusion, this handy one-page guide will help you understand the major components of your tax bill and what all the numbers mean.

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La Crosse Large Employer Housing Survey

The large employer housing survey was developed as a means to better understand housing preferences and characteristics important to home owners and home buyers in the La Crosse area. This data represents slightly over 8,000 employees within the five organizations. To view the report, please click “Read More”.

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Comparison of Annual Costs Associated with Home Ownership

The intent of this report is to calculate and consider the true costs of homeownership in various municipalities throughout La Crosse County. While tax rate differences are often cited as a major reason people choose their housing location, tax rate differences do not alone represent the full financial considerations necessary for homeownership. For more information, please click “Read More”.

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The Two Sides of TIF

The Two Sides of TIF: An Analysis of Tax Incremental Financing in the Greater La Crosse Region is a report that provides a summary of tax incremental financing (TIF) in the greater La Crosse region, with a focus on the City of La Crosse. Several key findings and policy considerations are in this report. To read the full report, please click “Read More”.

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High Capacity Well Pumping in Wisconsin

There is a lot of interest in many sectors about the current state and expansion of high capacity wells and groundwater pumping in Wisconsin. The 2011 and 2012 high capacity well pumping data for the state is available through clicking “Read More”.

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Frac Sand Mining

Frac sand mining is a new topic for the Coulee Region and the Nation. This presentation gives a geologic overview of where frac sands are found in the Coulee Region, as well as the practical issues that may be faced by local government officials when a sand mine (quary) is proposed. To view the presentation please click “read more”.

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