WHAT IS A SALES TAX HOLIDAY?
A sales tax holiday is a temporary exemption period where sales of certain items are exempt from Wisconsin sales and use tax.
The five-day temporary exemption period will begin on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, and continue through Sunday, August 5, 2018.
During the sales tax holiday, the following items are not taxable:
- Clothing, if the sales price of any single item is $75 or less
- A computer purchased by a consumer for the consumer’s personal use, if the sales price of the computer is $750 or less
- School computer supplies purchased by the consumer for the consumer’s personal use, if the sales price of any single item is $250 or less
- School supplies, if the sales price of any single item is $75 or less
Answers to common questions and printable lists for exempt and taxable items during the sales tax holiday can be found on the Wisconsin Department of Revenue’s website located here.