Wisconsin payroll tax form information

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Select a state from the drop-down list or visit the State-specific payroll tax form information topic to view payroll tax form information for that state.

Unemployment forms

Agency: Department of Workforce Development

Website: http://dwd.wisconsin.gov/

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
UCT-101 Approved Paper, Internet Yes Last day of the following month
UC-7823 Approved Paper, Internet Yes Last day of the following month

Withholding forms

Agency: Wisconsin Department of Revenue

Website: https://www.revenue.wi.gov/

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
WT-6 Approved Paper, Electronic No By deposit schedule*
WT-7 Approved Paper, Electronic No January 31st*
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2019 (No approval required) Paper, Electronic No January 31st*

* Due date adjusts for non-banking days

Other forms

1099 forms

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
1099-MISC No approval required Internet No January 31st
1099-R No approval required Internet No January 31st*
W2G No approval required Internet No January 31st*

* Due date adjusts for non-banking days

See also: State 1099 files overview

State website: www.revenue.wi.gov

Form processing tips

Form W-2 electronic filing - Information entered in the Company Name and EIN fields must exactly match the information used when the company registered with the state, or the file will be rejected.

You can use the web-based lookup tool at https://tap.revenue.wi.gov/wtn/_/ to verify how that information is listed with the Wisconsin Department of Revenue.

E-filing notes

Form UC-7823

Form W-2 Copy 1

Forms WT-6 and WT-7

Notes
  • Enter the Wisconsin Originator type in the Transmission Information dialog, accessed from the Actions > Process Electronic Forms screen.
  • The per-return transmission cost for electronically filing federal 94x forms is $7; enrollment files do not accrue a fee.There is no additional transmission cost for electronically filing state forms. For more information, see Common questions about FSET.

State ID formats

Unemployment ID: 10 digits formatted as ######-###-# (dashes inserted if just enter 10 digits)

Withholding ID: 15 digits formatted as 036 ########## ## (036 space 10 digits space 2 digits)

New hire reporting

Reporting methods

File Upload Type: Internet

General reporting requirements

Electronic filing required: No
Filing frequency: 20 days from hire date
Registration required: No

Website: www.dwd.state.wi.us/uinh

Related topics

State-specific payroll tax form information

Processing state payroll tax forms

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