Child Tax Rebate Pricetag Totals $94M

(Madison, WI)  —  Wisconsin taxpayers with dependent children filed claims for more than 94-million dollars under a child tax rebate passed by the Legislature.  Families could claim the 100-dollar rebate during the application window which expired in July.  About 558-thousand families took advantage.  Democrats called the proposal from Republican Governor Scott Walker an election year bribe.  About 28-million dollars was not claimed.