July 16, 2018 – Washington County, WI – If your child is in need of school supplies for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year, then save the date for this year’s Wisconsin Sales Tax Holiday which runs from Wednesday, August 1, 2018 – Sunday, August 5, 2018.
A sales tax holiday is when sales of certain items are tax exempt for a specific time. During the Wisconsin 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
Most schools now have supply lists posted on their respective websites and some stores have shopping lists provided for ease in shopping for the school year. Check your individual schools for specific lists. The Wisconsin Sales Tax Holiday is a great way to save some extra cash when purchasing school clothing and supplies.