WI/MN Sales and Use Tax Basics

​​​​​The Wisconsin and Minnesota Departments of Revenue will present a series of free sales and use tax seminars. The seminars will provide an overview of Minnesota and Wisconsin sales and use tax laws for companies that do business in both states. These are basic sales and use tax classes designed for business owners, bookkeepers, purchasing agents and accountants who need a working knowledge of each state's laws and how to meet their obligations. Topics covered will include:

  • Who needs to register for sales and use taxes in Minnesota, Wisconsin or both states
  • What cities, counties and other jurisdictions in each state have local taxes
  • What's taxable in each state
  • Exceptions to the general taxation rules and exemptions
  • How and when to use or accept an exemption certificate

You are invited to attend any of the following seminars, free of charge.


Although all these classes are free, you must register in advance. You will get a confirmation letter including a map and directions to the training site. We may cancel a class if there aren't enough registered participants; if that happens, we'll notify you five days before the class.

When classes resume, you may register in any of the follow ways:

Note: When registering by email or phone, you must include your mailing address, phone number and the name, date, and location of the class you wish to attend.

Currently, there are no classes.

November 2, 2023​​