Decisions, Procedures, Rulings and Orders
The Wisconsin Tax Appeals Commission is an independent state agency that was created by the Wisconsin State Legislature to hear and determine disputes between taxpayers and the Wisconsin Departments of Revenue and Transportation. The Wisconsin Tax Appeals Commission also resolves tax disputes in the areas of individual income, corporate income, county sales tax, cigarette use, homestead credit, and many more.
Beginning with 1999 cases, the decisions and select rulings of the Wisconsin Tax Appeals Commission (TAC) have been placed Wisbar.org for the benefit of attorneys and the general public. The TAC is an independent state agency that hears and decides disputes between the Department of Revenue(and, in a very limited way, the Department of Transportation) and individual taxpayers and entities. The Commission may conduct an evidentiary hearing or may act on a legal motion of a party (such as a motion for summary judgment).
Commission Practice and Procedure
More Information about the Commission
The Wisconsin Tax Appeals Commission is located at:
Tax Appeals Commission
DOA Building, 5th Floor
101 E. Wilson St.
Madison, WI 53703
Alphabetic Designations of Commission Cases
Categories of cases appealed to the TAC include the major state-imposed taxes, available tax credits, and manufacturing property assessments. Following the text of each case, you will find a brief notice of any of the following procedures which may apply to the case: (1) a Notice of Non-acquiescence by the Department of Revenue; (2) the Commission's action on a Petition for Rehearing; (3) a Commission Amendment to a Decision or Ruling; and/or (4) the Circuit Court and case number to which an appeal has been taken.
The following letters appear within a Commission case number and designate the subject matter of the case:
Drug/Controlled Substance Tax
Farmland Preservation Credit*
Real Estate Transfer Fee
Vehicle/Gen’l. Aviation Fuel Tax
*Filing Fee Not Required
Filing Fee Not Required for Earned Income Credit