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Wisconsin Child Sales Tax Rebate

Go to childtaxrebate.wi.gov on or after May 15 to apply.

The WI Child Tax Rebate is a $100 rebate for sales and use tax paid on purchases made for raising a dependent child in 2017.

Filing start date: May 15, 2018

Filing deadline: July 2, 2018

Claimant Eligibility

  • Must have a qualified child
  • A child may only be claimed by one individual

Qualified Child Eligibility

Child must be:

  • Under age 18 on December 31, 2017
  • A dependent* of the claimant for tax year 2017
  • A Wisconsin resident on December 31, 2017
  • A United States citizen

What You Need to File Your Claim

  • Your Social Security number and Wisconsin residency for tax year 2017
  • Your qualified child’s Social Security number and date of birth
  • Bank routing number and account number for direct deposit
  • If you are a nonresident or part-year resident that moved out of Wisconsin in 2017, you must submit receipts showing at least $100 of Wisconsin sales/use tax paid in 2017 for each child and proof each child was a Wisconsin resident on December 31, 2017

In addition, 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, 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

If you have any questions or need assistance, please call our office: 920-558-4683.