The Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA) has issued the following statement from WCA Executive Director Mark D. O’Connell on the Tuesday, April 7...(read more)
WCA Annual Conference Lodging Now Open; Also See Updated Tentative Agenda
- Posted on April 30, 2014
Lodging for the WCA Annual Conference, being held September 14-16, 2014 in Sauk County is now open.
WCA has room blocks at the Kalahari Resort & Convention Center and Wintergreen Resort & Conference Center in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. The hotel room blocks opened on May 1, 2014. All counties are responsible for booking their own hotel rooms at any of the WCA-selected hotels. (Rooms are booked on a first-come, first-served basis.)
Do not forget to mention the WCA Conference to get the appropriate rate! If you require a handicap room, please contact the Wisconsin Counties Association at 866.404.2700 to reserve your room. This request must occur no later than Friday, July 25, 2014.
Learn more about the WCA room block, as well as see a Google map of the WCA-designated Wisconsin Dells hotels, by clicking here.
Housing Tax Exemption Information for the Kalahari Resort and Convention Center
There have been questions regarding tax exempt status when booking rooms at the Kalahari Resort. Learn more about this issue by clicking here.
The verbiage off the Kalahari Resort and Convention Center site on this issue:
I am with a tax exempt organization. What is required for my stay to be tax exempt?
"There are several organizations, municipalities and governmental agencies that may be exempt from Wisconsin state and local taxes. The tax exempt laws of Wisconsin are dependent on several factors. If your stay is being paid or reimbursed by one of these entities, please click here and use this document as a guide to what is needed to exempt your stay from tax. The majority of exempt stays will require a State of Wisconsin S211 form to be filled out. For a copy of this form and/or an example letter documenting a traveler being reimbursed, please click here for an S211 and sample letter. Kalahari Resort encourages you to have all the documentation faxed or emailed to us in advance of your stay. We require all the appropriate forms and documentation in order for the tax to be waived. Taxes will be charged until these items are provided. Information can be faxed to 608-254-6116."
2014 WCA Annual Conference Registration
Register for the 2014 WCA Annual Conference here.
Updated Tentative Agenda
The WCA tentative agenda, which was mailed recently, has been updated with additional information, including the Sunday, September 14th events.
View the updated 2014 WCA Annual Conference Tentative Agenda here.