Amazon Fulfillment Center: Kenosha, Wisconsin

by TaxJar November 1, 2020

The new Amazon Fulfillment Center in Kenosha, Wisconsin has been in progress for awhile, and pretty soon it will open it’s doors at Wisconsin’s first fulfillment center. (Amazon already has a “sort center” in Wisconsin.) Here’s what you need to know about the new structure and what kind of changes it will mean for your life if you sell on FBA.

Amazon Fulfillment Center Kenosha, Wisconsin Facts

Warehouse Number: #MKE1

Address: 38th St. Kenosha, WI, 53144 – Kenosha County

Size: 1.1 million square feet, four stories – this equals 28 football fields and enough steel to build the Eiffel Tower twice (Source)

What does the Kenosha Amazon Fulfillment Center mean for Amazon FBA sellers?

The Kenosha location is the very first Amazon Fulfillment Center in Wisconsin. So if Amazon asks you to send or transfers your goods to the fulfillment center in Kenosha, the state of Wisconsin considers you to have nexus there. Here’s what the Wisconsin State Legislature website has to say about sales tax nexus:

Wisconsin Sales Tax Nexus

What does this mean for online sellers? If you find yourself with sales tax nexus due to the Kenosha, WI Amazon Fulfillment Center, then you should:

1.) Register for a sales tax permit in Wisconsin

2.) Check out our Wisconsin Sales Tax Guide for Business for more about collecting and remitting sales tax in Wisconsin

3.) If you have more questions about collecting sales tax in states where you have sales tax nexus due to Amazon FBA, check out our Sales Tax 101 for FBA Sellers guide

For more about Amazon’s Kenosha, Wisconsin Warehouse

A first glimpse inside Kenosha’s new Amazon fulfillment center – Milwaukee Business News in midst of hiring push for opening of first Kenosha building – Milwaukee Business Journal

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