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 No Last day of the following month
UC-7823 Approved Paper, Internet No 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 Electronic No By deposit schedule*
WT-7 Approved Web fill-in, Electronic No January 31st*
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2022 (No approval required) 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 Electronic No January 31st
1099-R No approval required Electronic No January 31st*
W-2G No approval required Electronic No January 31st*
1099-NEC No approval required Electronic No January 31st*

* Due date adjusts for non-banking days

See also: State 1099 files overview

Note: Payers doing business in Wisconsin are required to file information returns with the Wisconsin Department of Revenue for certain payments. This includes payments made to Wisconsin residents, regardless of where the services are preformed or payments made to nonresidents for services performed in Wisconsin.

For more information, see Publication 117.

State website: www.revenue.wi.gov

Form processing tips

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue requires client information such as account numbers, business names, and filing frequencies be verified for new clients taken on by your firm prior to electronic filing any Wisconsin forms for that client.

You can use the web-based lookup tool on the their website to verify this information.

E-filing notes

Form UC-7823

Form W-2 Copy 1

  • Registration required - No
  • File format - FSET

Forms WT-6 and WT-7

  • Registration required - No
  • File format - FSET

1099-MISC

  • Registration required - No
  • File format - FSET

1099-R

  • Registration required - No
  • File format - FSET

Form W2G

  • Registration required - No
  • File format - FSET
Notes
  • Enter the Wisconsin Originator type in the Transmission Information dialog, accessed from the Actions > Process Electronic Forms screen.
  • There is a per-return transmission cost for electronically filing federal 94x forms; 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:

Related topics

State-specific payroll tax form information

Processing state payroll tax forms

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