During Wisconsin's first Sales Tax Holiday, sales of certain items are exempt during a five-day period in August 2018. The temporary exemption period, referred to as a sales tax holiday, will begin on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, and continue through Sunday, August 5, 2018.
During the Sales Tax Holiday, purchases of these items are not taxable:
- Clothing - sales price of each item must be $75 or less
- Computer purchased by a consumer for their personal use – sales price of each computer must be $750 or less
- School computer supplies purchased by the consumer for their personal use – sales price of each item must be $250 or less
- School supplies – sales price of each item must be $75 or less
Some items you might be surprised to find on the tax exempt list are diapers, costumes, pantyhose, formal wear, garters and garter belts.