Economic Impact Study 2018
UW System Impact on State and Local Taxes
The $24 billion of UW System economic activity generated $1.1 billion in local and state taxes in 2016-17.
This revenue includes taxes generated from the following sources (as shown in Figure 4):
- Local property tax
- State, county, and special sales tax
- State personal income tax
- Corporate income tax
In addition to this $1.1 billion, other taxes and fees — such as state fuel taxes, wheel taxes, cigarette taxes, sports licenses and fees, permit fees, and many others — are generated from UW System economic activity. These additional taxes amount to over $100 million.
Figure 4. State and Local Taxes Generated by UW System Economic Activity
Type of Tax
|Personal Income Tax||$211,156,549|
|Corporate Income Tax||$40,215,774|
|Total Tax Impact||$1,105,515,044|