Featured: A Historic Tax Cut for Wisconsin’s Middle Class Rejected by Governor Evers

Jul 6, 2023 | In The News

The following opinion piece authored by IRG CEO CJ Szafir appeared in the National Review on July 6, 2023.

I built and grew my business in Wisconsin, a state my family and I love with all our hearts,” said Bill Mansfield, President of On Track Technology Solutions. “But eventually we chose to relocate to Texas because of Wisconsin’s taxes. This is a sad reality that too many Wisconsin businesses and families ultimately come to face.”

This statement to us from a business owner and former Wisconsin resident says it all. Wisconsin needs tax relief. For years, lawmakers and thought leaders have collectively looked at tax relief as a “want” and not a “need.” Now, the conversation has changed. Why? Other states have enacted bold tax reforms, leaving Wisconsin behind. In short, our state is quickly becoming uncompetitive with our neighbors.

Read the full piece here