Child Tax Rebate -- YES, it is real!!!
Sound fiscal management and a strong economy have resulted in a state budget surplus of almost $400 million for the State of Wisconsin. Governor Walker and the State Legislature have determined that some of the surplus should be returned to taxpayers in the form of a Child Sales Tax Rebate. It is a $100 rebate for sales and use tax paid on purchases made for raising a dependent child in 2017.
Filing start date: May 15, 2018
Filing deadline: July 2, 2018
•Must have a qualified child
•A child may only be claimed by one individual
Qualified Child Eligibility
Child must be:
•Under age 18 on December 31, 2017
•A dependent* of the claimant for tax year 2017
•A Wisconsin resident on December 31, 2017
•A United States citizen
What You Need to File Your Claim
•Your Social Security number and Wisconsin residency for tax year 2017
•Your qualified child's Social Security number and date of birth
•If you choose direct deposit, we'll need your bank routing number and account number
•If you are a nonresident or part-year resident that moved out of Wisconsin in 2017, you must submit additional proof.