Certain Cloud Services Not Taxable in Wisconsin Unless Taxable Service is Provided

Wisconsin has issued revised guidance on the sales and use tax treatment of computer hardware, software, and services to clarify that Software as a Service (SaaS) and Application Service Provider (ASP) services are not taxable unless the service provider is providing a taxable service in the transaction (e.g. telecommunications message service). To view common questions and answers on the sales and use tax treatment of the above, click here to visit the Wisconsin Department of Revenue’s webpage. (Common Questions-Sales and Use Tax Treatment-Computer Hardware, Software, Services, and Email, Wisconsin Department of Revenue, August 15, 2013)

Posted on May 6, 2014