Friday, May 09, 2008
Drinks & Taxes 2008 v9: Wisconsin Legislator Proposes Hike in Beer Tax
Rep. Terese Berceau is being urged to reintroduce a bill to increase the tax on a barrel of beer in Wisconsin from $2 to $10.
The Marathon County Board of Health approved a draft resolution supporting the tax hike approved a draft of the resolution Tuesday that would call for an increase to pay for alcohol treatment, prevention and enforcement.
Wisconsin has one of the lowest taxes on beer in the country. During the last session, legislators decided not to act on Rep. Berceau's bill and it died when the session ended.