Wisconsin

State Credit Name: Wisconsin Credit for Increasing Research Expenses

Expiration Date: Indefinite

Who Can Apply? Corporations and flow-through entities

Credit Carry Forward: Unused credits can be carried forward and credited against the Wisconsin income or franchise taxes for 15 years.

About the Credit: The credit for taxable years beginning in 2015 is equal to 5.75 % of the qualified research expenses over the base amount.  If the claimant had no qualified research expenses in any of the 3 taxable years immediately preceding the taxable year, the claimant may claim 2.875% of the qualified research expenses.

Wisconsin also offers the following Research Tax Credits:

  • Research Credit for Activities Related to Internal Combustion Engines
  • Research Credit for Activities Related to Certain Energy Efficient Products

    Notes: Prior to January 1, 2013, only C-Corporations were eligible for the Wisconsin R&D credit.

Click here to find out if you qualify for the federal research credit.

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Generac Power Systems have been steadily increasing their R&D spending over the past decade. The company spent $9.9 million on R&D in 2008 and by 2016, they were investing $37.5 million [...]

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