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State Electronic Filing Guide

Contact Information:

Wisconsin Electronic Filing
Electronic Filing Unit
Wisconsin Department of Revenue
P.O. Box 8949
Madison, WI - 53708-8949
Website: www.revenue.wi.gov
Email: DORElectronicFiling@wisconsin.gov
Phone: 608-264-6886
Fax: 608-264-6884
Tax Refund Inquiries: 866-947-7363 or 608-266-8100 or 414-227-4907
State Guide Details:

Grace Period : 10 days
E-filing Mandate : Must e-file if preparing 50 or more returns
Form for opting out of mandate : No
Federal and State E-files Can Be Linked : Yes
State Can Be E-filed Separately : Yes
Return Types Accepted Electronically :
Resident : Yes
Part Year Resident : Yes
Non-Resident : Yes
Amended : Yes
Estimate Payments : Yes
Extension : No
Additional Return Types : X-NOL - Carryback of Wisconsin Net Operating Loss (NOL)
Accepts Returns With : Refund, Zero Balance, Balance Due
Direct Deposit of Refunds : Yes
Payment of Balance Due by :
Electronic Funds Withdrawal (Direct Debit) : Yes
Credit Card : Yes
Online ePayment : No
Signature Requirements : Act of e-filing is considered to be signature
Accepts eSignature : n/a
Supports PDF attachments : Yes
Tax year(s) supported for e-filing : Current tax year and two prior tax years
Drivers License or State ID Required : If your client was issued a driver’s license or state identification card, provide the requested information from it or indicate there is no applicable identification provided. An individual return cannot be filed electronically with the state if you do not provide a response on federal Screen IDAuth.
Average Refund Time :
E-filed Return : 3 days
Paper Return : 8-12 weeks
Application Requirements : Automatically accepts IRS approval
Special Considerations : See Publication 115 Handbook for Federal/State Electronic Filing

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