Examining Wisconsin’s Progress in Leveling the Tax System for Retailers

Tamarine Cornelius
April 12, 2010

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Sales tax is due on most purchases made in Wisconsin, whether they are made at a neighborhood store or from an online retailer. However, a loophole in federal law means that some online retailers are required to collect sales tax due while others are not. Estimates of the revenue loss from this loophole exceed $100 million in Wisconsin alone in FY 2009-10. Read full publication.