Effective January 1, 2011, the 2.0% local exposition basic room tax will be increased to 2.5%. The sale of lodging is subject to the local exposition room tax when furnished in Milwaukee County to a person for a continuous period of less than one month. If the lodging is furnished in the City of Milwaukee, it is subject to the local exposition basic room tax and a 7% additional room tax.
Local Exposition Taxes, provides additional information about the local exposition taxes. This publication will be updated in the near future to reflect the basic room tax increase.
September 20, 2010