Wisconsin W-2 Reporting Requirements

Wisconsin W-2 information We support the Form W-2 State Filing for Wisconsin

Wisconsin requires both Form W-2 and W-2c to be submitted.

Due Dates:

FilingDate
Electronic FilingJanuary 31st

Transmittal Letter/Reconciliation Report:

Form WT-7 – Employers Annual Reconciliation Of Wisconsin Income Tax Withheld From Wages.

Individuals, partnerships, fiduciaries and corporations doing business in Wisconsin must file wage statements and information returns with the Wisconsin Department of Revenue for certain payments made in 2016 This includes:

  • Payments made to Wisconsin residents, regardless of where services are performed.
  • Payments made to nonresidents for services performed in Wisconsin.

The department no longer waives the filing requirement for employers and other payers to submit Forms W-2, (with no Wisconsin withholding) to the department. Forms W-2 must be filed with the department whether or not Wisconsin tax is withheld.

If the forms W-2 report Wisconsin withholding, you must also file the annual withholding reconciliation, WT-7, by January 31 or, if you discontinue business prior to the end of the calendar year, within 30 days of discontinuance.

What Is The User Responsible For?

You will need to file the Annual Reconciliation Form WT-7 directly with the state of Wisconsin.

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