Top 13 percent of earners receiving two-thirds of private school tax benefit

Tax filers making more than $100,000 a year are claiming two-thirds of a private school tuition tax cut enacted four years ago, according to data from the Department of Revenue.

“If indeed a whole bunch of people in Wisconsin think they need to go to referendum in order to offer the education kids need, that tells me the state isn’t meeting its obligation,” Evers said. “If the state is not meeting its obligation to schools, then how can we afford to subsidize private education for above-average income people?”

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