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Senate Bill 198

Relating To: Relating to: expanding applicability of the room tax, making substantive and technical changes to the local room tax, and providing a penalty.
Bill Text and History
2021 Wisconsin Act 55
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Association of Wisconsin Tourism Attractions Notified Date 3/11/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/11/2021

Destinations Wisconsin Notified Date 3/12/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/12/2021

Greater Milwaukee Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc. DBA VISIT Milwaukee Notified Date 3/15/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/15/2021

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 3/11/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/11/2021

NAIOP Wisconsin Notified Date 3/25/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/25/2021

Scenic Wisconsin (formerly Citizens for a Scenic Wisconsin) Notified Date 5/17/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/17/2021

Wisconsin Dells Visitors and Convention Bureau Notified Date 3/12/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/12/2021

Wisconsin Hotel and Lodging Association Notified Date 3/11/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/11/2021

Wisconsin Realtors Association Notified Date 4/2/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/2/2021

Wisconsin Restaurant Association Notified Date 3/12/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/12/2021

Wisconsin Towns Association Notified Date 4/23/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/23/2021

Comments
WTA would also support changes to address the following challenges: 1) Bulk room tax returns that don't indicate which properties are included. 2) Taxes from whole zip codes being sent to one municipality rather than to each respective municipality.

Lobbying Efforts

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2021
January - June
179.00
2021
July - December
4.00
2022
January - June
1.00
2022
July - December
Total 184.00
Association of Wisconsin Tourism Attractions 2021
January - June
5.00
2021
July - December
2.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 7.00
Destinations Wisconsin 2021
January - June
18.00
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 18.00
Greater Milwaukee Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc. DBA VISIT Milwaukee 2021
January - June
30.00
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 30.00
Scenic Wisconsin (formerly Citizens for a Scenic Wisconsin) 2021
January - June
2.00
2021
July - December
2.00
2022
January - June
1.00
2022
July - December
Total 5.00
Wisconsin Dells Visitors and Convention Bureau 2021
January - June
1.00
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 1.00
Wisconsin Hotel and Lodging Association 2021
January - June
90.00
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 90.00
Wisconsin Towns Association 2021
January - June
33.00
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 33.00