Lawmakers okay tax exemption for those who die in combat zone

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

State Capitol, Madison

MADISON (WITI) — The Wisconsin Senate and Assembly unanimously passed on Tuesday, May 14th a bill that would allow for an income tax exemption for individuals who die in a combat zone.

The bill was passed with the amendment that would extend the income tax exemption to individuals who died outside of a combat zone as a result of wounds, disease, or injury incurred while serving in a combat zone.

The bill now heads to Gov. Scott Walker’s desk to be signed into law.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.