Banking & Finance

WEDC details goals for recovery, Evers boosts grants

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. (WEDC) has released a report that recommends lawmakers work on providing workforce opportunities, supporting businesses, and improving Wisconsinites’ well-being to rebuild the state economy and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tax filing deadline extended to May 17

The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have extended the federal income tax filing deadline for individuals for the 2020 tax year to May 17, 2021.

Should student loans be forgiven?

Pursuing a higher education degree is supposed to be a pathway to unlocking a steady career path and increased earning potential, but for many that college degree also carries the crushing burden of student loan debt.

AmFam, Urban League create loan fund to promote business equity

As part of American Family Insurance’s “Free to Dream” initiative, the insurer is partnering with the Urban League of Greater Madison on a $400,000 revolving loan program for new and emerging minority-owned businesses that will be located in the new minority business hub in Madison’s South Park Street corridor.

Budget committee advances PPP deduction bill

A state bill that could reduce business taxes by $540 million by allowing Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan recipients to deduct related purchases has been put forward by the Republican-controlled budget committee.

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