Wisconsin sales tax holiday begins Wednesday

02 Août, 2018, 05:24 | Auteur: Auguste Feret

According to the Department of Revenue, items that will be sales tax-free include school supplies, clothing and computers and computer supplies.

This holiday comes as a result of the state having an nearly 400 million dollar budget surplus.

The three-day sales tax holiday starts the first Friday in August, Aug. 3, at 12:01 a.m., and ends the following Sunday, Aug. 5, at 11:59 p.m.

The holiday comes with plenty of strings attached. "Governor Walker and the Wisconsin State Legislature have determined that some of that surplus should be returned to taxpayers in the form of a sales tax holiday".

Delivery charges are still part of the sales price and are not exempt during this holiday.

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Clothing and footwear: $100 or less per item. The price of each school computer accessory item must be $250 or less.

Qualifying Energy Star or WaterSense products (must be purchased for noncommercial or personal use): $2,500 or less per item. Computers must be purchased for personal use and must cost $750 or less.

More clothing restrictions include cosmetics, handbags, sewing materials and wallets.

This year's holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. Aug 3 and ends at 11:59 p.m. August 5.


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