Video Gambling Machines: WI Department of Revenue’s Article, Wisconsin Tax Bulletin #209

Video Gambling Machines: WI Department of Revenue’s Article, Wisconsin Tax Bulletin #209

The department’s auditors and Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement agents (A&T) are working together to ensure compliance with Wisconsin laws as they apply to video gambling machines. Auditors routinely verify whether the correct amounts of Wisconsin income, franchise, sales and use taxes are reported and remitted on income and sales price from the operation of such machines.

Sales and Donations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): WI Department of Revenue’s Article, Wisconsin Tax Bulletin #209

Sales and Donations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): WI Department of Revenue’s Article, Wisconsin Tax Bulletin #209

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 throughout the country, manufacturing companies are reprioritizing to focus on manufacturing personal protective equipment (PPE) or donating or selling their inventory to assist in overcoming the shortages facing healthcare workers. The tax treatment for selling or donating these items is outlined here.

Reverse Audit – Get a Refund of Overpaid Tax

Reverse Audit – Get a Refund of Overpaid Tax

The reverse sales and use tax audit is similar in many respects to the sales and use tax audits conducted by state auditors except over-payment of taxes are researched on a reverse audit. During our review, we will look for weaknesses in the system that may allow for the over-payment of tax. A reverse audit looks back at the past four years.

Filing and Payment Extensions Available

Filing and Payment Extensions Available

Filing and payment extensions now available for February and March WI Sales and Use Tax Returns. Upon approval, deadlines may be extended to May 11, 2020. WI Department of Revenue may grant extensions to any person whose ability to file and pay is affected by the COVID-19 pandemic that requests relief for the following taxes and periods.