Sales Tax Rate In $locality Wisconsin 2016 Kenosha County, Wisconsin Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Kenosha County



2016 Kenosha County sales tax
Exact tax amount may vary for different items
Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Wisconsin State Sales Tax 5.00%
Kenosha County Sales Tax 0.50%
City Sales Tax N/A
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 5.50% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Kenosha County, Wisconsin sales tax is 5.50% , consisting of 5.00% Wisconsin state sales tax and 0.50% Kenosha County local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 0.50% county sales tax.

  • The Kenosha County Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Kenosha County
  • Groceries are exempt from the Kenosha County and Wisconsin state sales taxes
  • Kenosha County collects a 0.5% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Wisconsin law
  • Kenosha County has a higher sales tax than 95.5% of Wisconsin's other cities and counties

Kenosha County Wisconsin Sales Tax Exemptions

KENOSHA COUNTY - Local sales tax map

In most states, essential purchases like medicine and groceries are exempted from the sales tax or eligible for a lower sales tax rate. Kenosha 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 Kenosha County.

Groceries:TAX EXEMPT Clothing:5.5% Prepared Food:5.5% Prescription Drugs:0.5% Non-Prescription Drugs:0.5%

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All merchants operating in Kenosha 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.

Kenosha County Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Kenosha County sales tax region partially or fully covers 19 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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