Legislative Committee   Chairperson,  Rocco Vita  (262) 925-6714 

This committee provides a focal point for legislative activity – monitors proposed legislation – reports legislative positions to the Executive Board – works closely with the Department of Revenue to ensure sound property tax law. 

Please see http://www.waao.org/private/caselaw.htm for the latest reviews of Wisconsin case law information.

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List of 2015 Assembly Committee Members

List of 2015-16 Senate Committee Members

July 1, 2014
- WAAO filed an Amicus Brief setting forth the position of municipal assessors relative to the uniform and fair assessment of all properties, considering the application of Walgreen Co. v. City of Madison, 2008 WI 80, 311 Wis.2d 158, 752 N.W.2d 687, and in light of the most recent updates to the Wisconsin Property Assessment Manual (“the Manual”) that assessors are required by statute to follow. §70.32(1).

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Transcript of proceedings from Hearing on Motions for Summary Judgment for Future Madison Eastpointe, Inc., et al., v. City of Madison and WHPC-MMM, LLC, v. City of Madison

Important Law Changes for 2008

Walgreen Co v. City of  Madison oral arguments at Supreme Court

Walgreens Supreme Court Decision review By Robert Horowitz and Amie B. Trupke Stafford Rosenbaum LLP - Click here for details

Legislative Change Information - Statute Changes Property Tax Procedures And Provides Option To Change Others
By Robert Horowitz and Amie B. Trupke Stafford Rosenbaum LLP - Click here for details

Sample Ordinance for implementing s.74.37 procedure as described in AB580

Attic Angels Decision - Madison

Walgreens Decision - Madison

United Rentals Decision - Madison