Wisconsin August Tax Holiday 2018

Tax Holiday

From Wednesday, August 1st through Sunday, August 5th, a tax holiday will allow Wisconsin parents and students to purchase back-to-school items and clothing without sales tax.

Tax Exempt Items:

Items such as textbooks, art supplies, and personal protective equipment are not included in the tax exemption. Find a list of items not included here:
Sales Tax Holiday Taxable Items List

Good to Know:

  • No coupon, voucher, etc is necessary.
  • The exemption will apply to items purchased online and their shipping fees if the seller accepts payment during the tax holiday.
  • Items on backorder qualify if paid for during the sales tax holiday.
  • Returns within 60 days of the holiday will not include tax in the refund price.
  • Exchanges for similar items after the holiday will not have tax added. However, if you get in-store credit to purchase a new item it will be taxed.
  • Items over the price thresholds stated will have tax on the entire cost of the item. If a pair of shoes is $77, the shoes are taxed at $77, not $2.
  • County, stadium, and resort taxes will also be waived during this tax holiday.
Previous articleBack to School Discounts for Teachers at Target!
Next articlePolar Express at the National Railroad Museum
Liz Schultz
Liz was raised in Wisconsin and returned with her husband and children nine years ago. They've been exploring all of the old familiar places and lots of new ones too. She is an avid fan of coffee, tea, and tacos. When she manages to steal free time without a pile of laundry, she knits like a mad woman.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here