2016 Bayfield County, Wisconsin Sales Tax
Local Sales Tax - Bayfield County
|Tax Jurisdiction||Sales Tax|
|Wisconsin State Sales Tax||5.00%|
|Bayfield County Sales Tax||0.50%|
|City Sales Tax||N/A|
|Special Sales Tax||N/A|
|Combined Sales Tax||5.50% [Is this data incorrect?]|
The Bayfield County, Wisconsin sales tax is 5.50% , consisting of 5.00% Wisconsin state sales tax and 0.50% Bayfield County local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 0.50% county sales tax.
- The Bayfield County Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Bayfield County
- Groceries are exempt from the Bayfield County and Wisconsin state sales taxes
- Bayfield County collects a 0.5% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Wisconsin law
- Bayfield County has a higher sales tax than 95.5% of Wisconsin's other cities and counties
Bayfield County Wisconsin Sales Tax Exemptions
In most states, essential purchases like medicine and groceries are exempted from the sales tax or eligible for a lower sales tax rate. Bayfield County doesn't collect sales tax on purchases of most groceries. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Wisconsin state excise taxes in addition to the sales tax.
Note that in some areas, items like alcohol and prepared food (including restaurant meals and some premade supermarket items) are charged at a higher sales tax rate than general purchases. Wisconsin's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Bayfield County.
Bayfield County Sales Tax Calculator
All merchants operating in Bayfield County must automatically calculate the sales tax due on each purchase made and include it in separately in the receipt. Goods bought for resale or other business use may be exempted from the sales tax. If you purchase goods online or through the mail and do not pay any sales tax, you are expected to pay use tax to the Wisconsin Department of Revenue . For more details, see the Wisconsin sales tax.
Bayfield County Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes
The Bayfield County sales tax region partially or fully covers 12 zip codes in Wisconsin. Remember that ZIP codes do not necessarily match up with municipal and tax region borders, so some of these zip codes may overlap with other nearby tax districts. You can find sales taxes by zip code in Wisconsin here
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- Learn more about the Wisconsin sales tax
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- Bayfield County sales tax rate map (by SalesTaxHandbook)
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