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October 28, 2009
Tax reciprocity is dead for now
Gov. Jim Doyle held out little hope of restoring the tax reciprocity agreement between Wisconsin and Minnesota anytime soon when he visited Hudson...
October 28, 2009 - 9:33am
October 12, 2009
Lawmakers from Wisconsin and Minnesota meet today regarding income tax reciprocity
Lawmakers from Wisconsin and Minnesota will meet this morning, to look for a way to continue their income tax reciprocity agreement. Minnesota's revenue department and Gov. Tim Pawlenty recently cut off the long-standing agreement, forcing people who live in one state and work in...
October 12, 2009 - 9:00am
October 9, 2009
Upset with no reciprocity
Dear Editor, The end of reciprocity between Wisconsin and Minnesota. Great! That means doing two state income tax returns for many clients; that means higher billings and more revenue. Dear Client: everything I have told you for the past 40 years about reciprocity - forget it! So...
opinion / letters
October 9, 2009 - 1:43am
October 8, 2009
Doug's Diggings: Ending tax reciprocity has many puzzled
There are a lot of hard feelings in Hudson and St. Croix County regarding the recent elimination of the income tax reciprocity agreement between Minnesota and Wisconsin. State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf was in Hudson last week and has taken a proactive stance by organizing a meeting in...
opinion / columns
October 8, 2009 - 1:39am
October 7, 2009
Lawmakers search for way to restore tax reciprocity
Apart from inconvenience for workers who will have to file in two states, the end of the income tax reciprocity agreement between Minnesota and Wisconsin may have greater implications, say some lawmakers. "There's a state border there, but we really operate as a region," said Wisconsin...
October 7, 2009 - 12:24pm
October 2, 2009
Minnesota messed up!
Dear Editor, Again, the governor of Minnesota cannot see the forest because of the trees when it comes to the income tax reciprocity issue. There are approximately 57,000 Wisconsin residents working in Minnesota. While they work in Minnesota they also make purchases. My family...
opinion / letters
October 2, 2009 - 1:25am
September 30, 2009
Our View: Hard to believe reciprocity deal is dead
The Minnesota and Wisconsin governors who last summer cooed about teaming up and cooperating to benefit citizens in both states couldn't muster the negotiating know-how to preserve a tax reciprocity deal dating back to 1968. Nearly 50,000 Wisconsinites and Minnesotans who live in...
opinion / editorials
September 30, 2009 - 11:16am
September 29, 2009
Minnesota lawmakers want to bring back tax reciprocity with Wisconsin
Some Minnesota lawmakers want to bring back tax reciprocity. That's the Minnesota-Wisconsin agreement that lets people who work in one state and live in the other file income taxes only to their home state. Minnesota's revenue department recently decided to end the agreement,...
September 29, 2009 - 9:00am
September 24, 2009
Tax deal rolls away down the river
When we last saw them, they were two buds, cruising the St. Croix, smiling in the warm sun while publicly chanting the mantra of cooperation between the two states. Oh, but that was so yesterday. Governor chums Tim Pawlenty of Minnesota, a Republican, and Jim Doyle of Wisconsin,...
September 24, 2009 - 8:01am
July 1, 2009
States urged to keep reciprocity
Area residents who work in Minnesota could face a more taxing tax season next year. Minnesota Gov.
July 1, 2009 - 8:00am