Wisconsin R&D Tax Credit Summary
WI R&D Tax Credit Available


Eligible Entities

C-Corporation, S-Corporations, LLCs, Partnerships

Deadline for Tax Filing

Due with Wisconsin Tax Return

Data Required to Compute Credit
  • Claim Period Wisconsin Qualified R&D Expenses (QREs)
  • Wisconsin QREs for Prior 3 Years

Credit Carryforward

15 Years

WI R&D Credit Summary

The R&D tax credit equals:

  • 5.75% of the taxpayer's Wisconsin Qualified Research Expenses (QREs) for the taxable year exceed 50% of the average Wisconsin QREs for the 3 preceding taxable year.
  • If the taxpayer had no Wisconsin Qualified Research Expenses (QREs) in any of the 3 preceding tax years, the credit amount is 2.875% of the taxable years' Wisconsin QREs.

WI Research Tax Credit

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