Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely baby daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
The vast majority of teenagers, and I would venture to say a large number of twenty-something’s are clueless when it comes to the issue of taxes.
This is extremely important because these young people vote.
The president of the Charles Schwab Foundation, Carrie Schwab Pomerantz says that if you’re a parent and have teens, it’s high time you sit down and have a chat about the T-word.
Show them your pay stub. Let them see the chunk of income the government swipes away.
Show them your tax return, line by line. I love this one: Explain why a refund isn’t a windfall.
Help them with their own tax return.
As Schwab Pomerantz says, who better to teach them about taxes than you, Mom and Dad?
Here’s Schwab Pomerantz’s column.