Grant Programs Excluded from WI State Income Tax

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue has made additional information available around the exclusion of grant income to business.

Most State grant programs that were funded by the Coronavirus Relief Fund will be excluded from WI State Income Tax.

The table below lists the grants that have been specifically identified as being excluded from WI Income Tax:

Purpose

Agency

Broadband expansion

Public Service Commission

Privately-owned movie theater grant program

WI Department of Administration

Nonprofit grant program

WI Department of Administration

Tourism grant program

WI Department of Tourism

Cultural organization grant program

WI Department of Administration

Music and performance venue grants

WI Department of Administration

Lodging industry grants

WI Department of Administration

Low-income home energy assistance

WI Department of Administration - Home Energy Plus

Rental assistance program

Local WI Community Action Programs & WI Department of Administration

Supplemental childcare grants

WI Department of Children and Families

Food insecurity initiative

WI Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection

Farm support grant program

WI Department of Revenue

Grants to small businesses

WI Economic Development Corporation

Grants to small businesses

WI Department of Revenue

Ethanol industry assistance

WI Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection

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