Form W-2/1099 Filing Requirements for the
State of Wisconsin

Form W-2

Every employer must file Form W-2 even if there is no state withholding with the state of Wisconsin. Form W-2 is a wage and tax statement issued by an employer to an employee to report employees wages and taxes including gross wages, social security, Medicare withheld from their wages.

It is mandatory to file Annual Reconciliation of Income Tax Withheld Form WT-7 along with the W-2 Form. And the state of Wisconsin mandates the filing of Form W-2 electronically if filing for more than 10 employees.

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2018 W-2 Form for State of Wisconsin

Form 1099

The state of Wisconsin participates in the CF/SF program. But it mandates to file directly with the State If withheld any state taxes. Form 1099 is to report the payment made to independent contractors, rents, fishing boats proceeds, interest income, dividends & distribution, real estate proceeds, & even more.

2018 1099-MISC Form for State of Wisconsin

Following are the 1099 Forms to be filed with the state of Wisconsin: Forms 1099-MISC, INT, DIV and 1099-R

File Form 1099-MISC, and R even if there is no state tax withholding. File Form 1099-DIV or 1099-INT with the State only if there is Wisconsin withholding.

Also, every payer in Wisconsin must file Annual Reconciliation of Income Tax Withheld Form WT-7 along with 1099 Forms to report the tax withholding with the state. And it mandates the filing of Form 1099 electronically if filing for more than 10 returns.

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Form WT-7: Annual Reconciliation of Wisconsin Income Tax Withheld From Wages/1099 Payments

Form WT-7 used to report the total number of W-2s, 1099s filed, total taxes withheld from the employees/payees which are shown on W-2s/1099s, and taxes withheld for each quarter.

Deadline to File W-2/1099 Forms with the
State of Wisconsin

Form W-2

The due date for 2018 W-2 Form is
January 31, 2019.

Form 1099

The due date for 2018 1099 Form is
January 31, 2019.

Form WT-7

The due date for 2018 WT-7 Form is
January 31, 2019.

*If the due date falls on a weekend or legal holiday, file by the next business day.

When the withholding account is closed before December 31, Form WT-7 and wage statements are due within 30 days of the account cease date.

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2018 Form W-2/1099 Filing Requirement with the State of Wisconsin

To proceed with the filing, the following details are required:

Employer/Payer Information Employee/Recipient Information Federal & Wisconsin State Details
Name, EIN/SSN, and Address. Name, Address, EIN/SSN and Contact Information. Employees’ wages/1099-Payments, Federal & State Taxes Withheld.

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Waivers and Extensions for Filing W-2/1099/WT-7


If it’s mandatory to file wage statements or information returns electronically with the Wisconsin Department of Revenue, but doing so would cause an undue hardship, employer/payer may request a waiver from electronic filing using Form EFT-102, Electronic Filing or Electronic Payment Waiver Request.

Send the form to department by mail, fax or email:

Wisconsin Department of Revenue
PO Box 8949
Madison WI 53708-8949
Fax: (608) 267-1030
Email address:

Waiver Request Due

Wisconsin Department of Revenue must receive Form EFT-102 at least 30 days before the due date for filing the wage statements or information returns.


An employer/payer may request a 30-day filing extension:

  • An annual withholding reconciliation (WT- 7)
  • Wage statements (W-2) and information returns (1099)

Extensions must be requested in writing, via email or through My Tax Account on or before the original due date.

Attn: Extension Request
Registration Unit
Mail Stop 3-80
PO Box 8902
Madison WI 53708-8902
Email address:

On extending the due date for filing the annual withholding reconciliation, the due date for filing wage statements (W-2) and information returns 1099) is also extended.

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