Sales and Use Tax Treatment Computer - Hardware, Software, Services (March 6, 2009 Through September 30, 2009)

For Sales Occurring From March 6, 2009 Through September 30, 2009

Sales of computer hardware, software or computer related services on and after October 1, 2009.

Sales of computer hardware, software or computer related services prior to March 6, 2009.

A summary of the tax treatment of sales of computer software and computer software maintenance contracts both prior to and on or after March 6, 2009, is available as a chart.

  1. What computer hardware, software, and services are taxable?

    1. Prewritten Computer Software

    2. Taxable Sales

    3. Nontaxable Sales

  2. Does a company have to pay sales tax on software that it obtains over the internet?

  3. What happens on October 1, 2009?


FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

MS 5-77
WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
Customer Service Bureau
PO Box 8949
Madison, WI 53708-8949
Phone: (608) 266-2776
Fax: (608) 267-1030
Email additional questions to DORSalesandUse@wisconsin.gov

December 13, 2017