"Dark Store Day" planned to stop big stores from paying less in taxes
WISCONSIN (CBS58) -- Mayors and village presidents across the state are calling today "Dark Store Day." They want big box retailers to pay their share of property taxes.
The Dark Store strategy is a tax loophole being used by Big Box retailers and other national chains to lower the amount they pay in property taxes, according to the League of Wisconsin Municipalities. The big retailers get their property value assessed as if it were closed or abandoned, which lowers property taxes.
Information on event:
- Where: Wauwatosa City Library
- Who: Mayors and Village presidents
- 1 p.m.