Governor Signs Bill to Exempt from Sales Taxes School Building Materials Purchased by Construction Contractors

Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 227, a bill that will allow contractors to directly purchase construction materials on behalf of schools and other tax-exempt clients without paying the sales tax, into lawย as 2015 Wisconsin Act 126. ย WASB supported this bill and registered in favor of it at two public hearings.

SB227 Walker Signing

WASB thanks state Senator Howard Marklein (R-Spring Green) and state Rep. Bob Kulp (R-Stratford) for authoring this legislation and successfully shepherding it through the legislative process with strong bipartisan support.