County Sales and Use Tax

  1. What is the county sales and use tax?

  2. What is the tax rate?

  3. When must a retailer report county tax?

  4. How do I report the county sales and use tax?

  5. No county tax was paid at the time of purchase. Do I owe tax if I use the item purchased in another county?

  6. What is included in the monthly distribution payment made to counties?

  7. Can we review the transactions that make up a month's distribution?

  8. Why do distributions vary so much from month to month?

  9. Are sales and use taxes by municipality available?

  10. Is a county liable for paying sales tax on its sales?

  11. Is a Wisconsin county liable for paying sales tax on its purchases?


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

November 7, 2018