Office of Workforce
   & Economic Development
Joe Parisi, Dane County Executive

Exports, State & Corporate Tax Rates


Agricultural Export Assistance, Export Certificates and Export Funding:
Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection


Madison International Trade Association
P.O Box 14564
Madison, WI 53708
Contact: Mark Rhoda Reis

Wisconsin Department of Commerce, Division of International Development
201 W. Washington Ave
Madison, WI 53703
Contact: Mary Regel, Director of the Bureau of Export Development

State & Corporate Tax Rates

Tax Rate Type Rate Description
Corporate Income Tax: Flat Rate 7.9% Flat rate, simple sales factor
  Recycling Surcharge 3% For corporations with at least $4 million in gross receipts. Minimum surcharge $25; maximum $9,800.
Personal Income Tax: Rate Range 4.60% to 7.75%  
Property Tax: Base   Real property and tangible personal property.
  Exemptions   Machinery and equipment used in manufacturing; manufacturing merchant and farm inventories; and computer hardware and software.
  Rates   The statewide average rate (excluding Milwaukee County) is estimated at $17.34 per $1,000 of full value. The rate for property in Dane County ranges from $13.81 to $22.68 per $1,000, depending on the community. For mill rates for specific communities, please view PDF (51 KB).
State Sales and Use Tax: Rate 5%  
  Exemptions   Manufacturing equipment, manufacturing consumables, and pollution control equipment.
  Tax Credit   100% tax credit for manufacturing energy.
Dane County Sales Tax: Rate 0.5%  
Unemployment Compensation: Taxable Wage Base 12,000  
  Rate Range   0.27% to 9.80% for experienced employers
  New Employers   Small firms (<$500,000 payroll) 3.6%, Large firms (>$500,000 payroll) 4.10%, (does not include construction)

Data sources: Wisconsin Department of Commerce, Dane County Treasurer