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

Local Sales Tax - Rock County

ROCK COUNTY Sales Tax Rate


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

Download Wisconsin sales tax by county, city, and zip code Download all Wisconsin sales tax rates by zip code

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

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

Rock County Wisconsin Sales Tax Exemptions

ROCK 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. Rock 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 Rock County.

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

Rock County Sales Tax Calculator

Rock County Sales Tax Calculator
Purchase Details:
$ in zip code Leave the zip code default for purchases made in Rock County

All merchants operating in Rock 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.

Rock County Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Rock County sales tax region partially or fully covers 15 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

Additional Resources & Disclaimer - Rock County Sales Tax

While we make every effort to ensure that our information on the Rock County sales tax is up to date, we can offer no warranty as to the accuracy of the data provided. Please let us know if any of our data is incorrect, and we will update our database as soon as possible.

Help us keep our data updated!

If you notice that any of our provided data is incorrect or out of date, please notify us and include links to your data sources (preferably local government documents or websites). If we can validate the sources you provide, we will include this information in our data.

Data Accuracy Disclaimer provides sales tax data for "Rock County" on an AS-IS basis in the hope that it might be useful, and we can offer NO IMPLIED WARRANTY OF FITNESS. While we attempt to ensure that the data provided is accurate and up to date, we cannot be held liable for errors in data or calculations we provide or any consequence or loss resulting from the of use of the Data or tools provided by