Wisconsin

Wisconsin

  • Wisconsin is a Sinkhole State and has the 30th worst per Taxpayer Burden
  • Wisconsin has only $13 billion to pay the state's bills totaling $22 billion
  • To fill its $8 billion financial hole, each taxpayer would have to send $4,400 to the state
  • The Wisconsin financial statements clearly report $469 million of retirement liabilities, but in reality the state has more than $1 billion of unfunded retirement promises
  • The Wisconsin Taxpayer Burden is 10% of an average citizen's personal income of $43,149
  • Outbound moves from Wisconsin were 54%, the 18th highest of all the states, which usually means more people are moving out of the state
For a comprehensive look into the state's financial position, read the Wisconsin Financial State of the State

Truth in Accounting’s methodology is unique, analyzing all state assets and liabilities, including unreported pension and retirement health liabilities.

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