Laws & Taxes

Laws & Taxes

Van Hollen Grant Launches Foreclosure Mediation Program

MILWAUKEE, WI - May 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced today, with Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Marquette University Law School Dean Joseph D. Kearney, that he would commit proceeds from the successful Countrywide Financial Corporation lawsuit be put to work pursuant to the Stipulated Judgment ordered in the case.

A.G. Van Hollen, Mayor Barrett, Marquette University Law School Dean Kearney Announce Grant For...

MILWAUKEE, WI - May 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett will join Marquette University Law School Dean Joseph D. Kearney tomorrow for a press conference to announce the Attorney General’s grant award to support a mortgage foreclosure mediation program in Milwaukee and throughout the state.

Five Charged in $14 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Milwaukee, WI - May 7, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Acting United States Attorney Michelle L. Jacobs announced today that a federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Wisconsin returned a twenty four count indictment charging five people with wire fraud and money laundering in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme.

Free Tax Assistance Available Across Wisconsin

MADISON — Just over three weeks remain in the individual income tax filing season, and many residents have yet to file their tax returns....

Real Estate Transfer Return Legislation Improves Efficiency, Security

MADISON — The State Senate today passed a bill regarding the confidentiality and electronic filing of real estate transfer returns, similar to one passed...

Governor Doyle Announces $169,000 for Main Street Ingredients, LLC

MADISON, November 14, 2007 - Governor Jim Doyle today announced $169,000 in Community Development Zone tax credits for Main Street Ingredients, LLC, a La Crosse-based...

Tax Bill Offers Immediate Relief to Wisconsin Families

Rep. Kind with Ways and Means Committee Extends Tax Deductions, Prevents Alternative Minimum Tax from Hitting 50,000 Western Wisconsin Families Washington, D.C., November 1, 2007 –...

Governor Doyle Uses Veto Pen to Increase Property Taxes

Oct. 31, 2007 -- As a part of the compromise state budget package that Governor Jim Doyle agreed to with leaders of the state...

Governor Doyle Announces Wisconsin Awarded $120 Million in New Markets Tax Credits

MADISON, October 05, 2007 – Governor Jim Doyle today announced that Wisconsin is the recipient of $120 million in federal New Markets Tax Credits to...

Governor Doyle Announces $1.75 Million to Help Logistics Health Double Workforce

Project Will Create 350 New Jobs, Retain 320 Jobs in La Crosse LA CROSSE, September 25, 2007 - Governor Jim Doyle announced today that Logistics Health...

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Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen Announces National Mortgage Settlement Relief Exceeds...

Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced today that Wisconsin borrowers received $23.5 million in mortgage loan-related relief in the first quarter of 2013 under the National Mortgage Settlement. Adding to previously announced totals, 3,516 Wisconsin borrowers have now claimed $167,183,021 in loan-related relief. In addition, 106 Wisconsin borrowers are in trial mortgage modifications, which will add $8 million to the State’s relief in coming months – raising the projected total to more than $175 million statewide so far.

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The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Single Tenant Net Leased Pick...

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant net leased Pick ‘n Save property located at 2518 West Washington Street in West Bend, Wisconsin for $18,186,840.