Does Wisconsin charge sales tax on services?

by Sarah Craig April 11, 2023


The majority of U.S. states require merchants to charge sales tax on tangible personal property (TPP), otherwise known as physical goods. Many states also implement sales and use tax on digital goods and SaaS. Because the economy has shifted over time from a manufacturing economy to a service economy, states are now looking to generate revenue by taxing services.

Here’s what merchants need to know about which services are taxable in the state of Wisconsin, which has a state sales tax rate of 5%.

Does Wisconsin charge sales tax on services?

Certain services are taxable in Wisconsin:

Please keep in mind that this is a guideline, and you should consult with a sales tax professional to determine if the services your business provides should be subject to state sales tax. For an in-depth look at Wisconsin sales tax, TaxJar’s guide to sales tax in Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Department of Revenue has more details.


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