Dept. of Revenue: Seven days remain to claim Wisconsin child sales tax rebate

CONTACT:  Patty Mayers, Communications Director
608.266.2300 or DORCommunications@wisconsin.gov

Deadline is July 2nd; DOR Cannot Accept Late Claims

With just 7 days remaining in the filing period, the Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) is urging eligible claimants to file for their $100 per child sales tax rebate. Claims must be filed by July 2, but DOR encourages those who are eligible not to wait until the last minute.  DOR estimates that roughly 670,000 households, with 1.22 million children in total, are eligible to file a claim.

“Time is running out to claim your Child Sales Tax Rebate,” said Department of Revenue Secretary Richard Chandler. “It’s easy to put this off and think you’ll do it later. However, after July 2, we are unable to accept claims, so if you’re eligible, don’t wait.”

The fastest and most convenient way is to go to childtaxrebate.wi.gov where you will find more details, frequently asked questions and information. You can apply for the Child Sales Tax Rebate online 24/7 from May 15 through July 2.

If you don’t have internet access, you may file a claim by phone at (608) 266-KIDS (5437), Monday – Friday from 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Please keep in mind that going online will be faster and more convenient.

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