Wisconsin- Can’t Use Booming Online Sales Tax Revenue to Help State Budget

While Wisconsin looks to dig its way out of the financial crater of the COVID-19 pandemic, it won’t be able to tap into sales tax revenue collected from online retail, one of the only thriving sectors of the economy. That’s Continue reading Wisconsin- Can’t Use Booming Online Sales Tax Revenue to Help State Budget

Wisconsin – Sales Taxes from Online Shopping have Soared During the Pandemic, but it Won’t Help the State’s Bottom Line

With stores closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, online sales have soared. But instead of giving a financial boost to the state in the form of sales taxes, the shift toward e-commerce will instead result in an income tax cut required under state Continue reading Wisconsin – Sales Taxes from Online Shopping have Soared During the Pandemic, but it Won’t Help the State’s Bottom Line

Wisconsin- Opponents Appeal Circuit Court Ruling Upholding Brown County’s 0.5% Sales Tax

The Brown County Taxpayers Associated has appealed a circuit court ruling that the Brown County’s sales tax complies with state law. Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty, based in Milwaukee, filed the appeal Wednesday on behalf of the taxpayers association Continue reading Wisconsin- Opponents Appeal Circuit Court Ruling Upholding Brown County’s 0.5% Sales Tax

Wisconsin Difference Between Sales Tax and Use Tax

What is the difference between Wisconsin sales tax and use tax? Sales tax is imposed on retailers who make taxable retail sales or provide taxable services in Wisconsin (unless an exemption applies). All sales are generally considered retail sales unless Continue reading Wisconsin Difference Between Sales Tax and Use Tax

WISCONSIN – County Sales Tax Headed To a vote Tuesday at Fond du Lac County Board meeting

Fond du Lac County Board Tuesday is expected to decide whether the one-half percent sale tax should stay or go. If the majority of county supervisors back continuation of the tax — due to sunset on Dec. 31, 2021 — Continue reading WISCONSIN – County Sales Tax Headed To a vote Tuesday at Fond du Lac County Board meeting

Wisconsin – Auditors helped state generate $72 million in additional revenue

A boost in the number of state tax auditors generated an additional $72 million in revenue for the state in 2018. The additional funds, while $10 million short of the state’s 2018 goals, illustrate the increased focus on collecting taxes Continue reading Wisconsin – Auditors helped state generate $72 million in additional revenue

Wisconsin – Certain Internet Sellers Must Collect, Remit Wisconsin Sales Tax

Wisconsin Department of Revenue has issues an emergency rule, effective October 1. This rule states,”out-of-state internet retailers are to collect and remit Wisconsin sales taxes if annual sales or transactions exceed a certain threshold amount.”   Wisconsin DOR – Examples

Multistate – Minnesota/Wisconsin Sales And Use Tax Border Issues Classes

The Minnesota Department of Revenue offers Sales and Use Tax classes designed for business owners, bookkeepers, purchasing agents, and accountants who want knowledge of the law and how to meet their tax obligations. For companies that do business in both Minnesota Continue reading Multistate – Minnesota/Wisconsin Sales And Use Tax Border Issues Classes

Multistate – Wayfair Economic Nexus (ENexus) Enforcement Thresholds As of August 21, 2018

ENexus Thresholds As Of August 21, 2018 Ref No. State Enforcement Date Dollars of Sales Number of Sales Enexus Threshold 1 OH 1/1/2018 $25,000 0 25/0 2 PA 4/1/2018 $10,000 0 10/0 3 HI 7/1/2018 $100,000 200 100/200 4 ID Continue reading Multistate – Wayfair Economic Nexus (ENexus) Enforcement Thresholds As of August 21, 2018

Wisconsin-Comments For Pending Statistical Sampling Rule Due August 17, 2018

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) is soliciting comments concerning the economic effect of a proposed administrative rule. The rule revises Chapter Tax 11 to establish criteria applicable to field audits for which an auditor uses a statistical sampling method, an election to Continue reading Wisconsin-Comments For Pending Statistical Sampling Rule Due August 17, 2018