Wisconsin 1099 & WT-7
Reporting Requirements

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Wisconsin State Filing


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Wisconsin Requires

  • For the tax year 2020, the Wisconsin Department of Revenue mandates the filing of 1099 forms, including 1099-NEC, 1099-MISC, 1099-INT, 1099-DIV & 1099-R
  • The State of Wisconsin also mandates the filing of Form WT-7, Employers Annual Reconciliation of Wisconsin Income Tax Withheld, for 2020.
January 31, 2021

Wisconsin Form 1099 Filing Deadline -January 31, 2021

February 01, 2021

The Wisconsin Form WT-7 filing deadline -February 01, 2021

TaxBandits supports the filing of Form 1099 with both the IRS and the State of Wisconsin.

Q. Does Wisconsin mandate 1099 filing for 2020?

A. Yes! The Wisconsin Department of Revenue mandates employers and other payers doing business in Wisconsin to file different 1099 forms, including 1099-NEC, 1099-MISC, 1099-INT, 1099-DIV, 1099-R and W-2G, for certain payments made in 2020. Wisconsin requires filing of 1099-INT, 1099-DIV only if there is state withholding, whereas 1099-MISC, R & W-2G can be filed even if there is no state withholding.

Type of payments that mandates 1099 information returns:

  • Payments made to residents of Wisconsin, regardless of the place of services.
  • Payments made to non-residents for services performed in Wisconsin.

Q. What types of 1099 forms need to be filed with the State of Wisconsin?

A. An employer must file following 1099 state forms with the Wisconsin Department of Revenue.

All the information returns have to be submitted in the IRS format.

Q. Does Wisconsin require the filing of Form 1099-NEC?

A. Yes. The State of Wisconsin requires Form 1099-NEC to be filed even if there is no state withholding.

Q. Does Wisconsin require any additional forms to be submitted when filing 1099 forms?

A. Yes! The Wisconsin Department of Revenue requires a payer who made payments from which Wisconsin tax was withheld or has an active Wisconsin withholding Account Number to file an additional Form WT-7 ( Employers Annual Reconciliation).

Q. What is the deadline to file 1099 with Wisconsin?

A. The deadline to file Form W-2 with the Wisconsin Department of Revenue is January 31.

Note: If the due date falls on a weekend or federal holiday, the next weekday is the deadline.

Employers who discontinue business must file form W-2s information returns within 30 days of
discontinuing business.

Q. Can I e-file 1099 forms with Wisconsin?

A. Yes! You can e-file all 1099 forms with the State of Wisconsin. If you prefer e-filing, TaxBandits is the best IRS authorized tax filing service provider for your business. We support all 1099s with the State of Wisconsin. Plus, we assist in sending recipient copies of Form 1099s copies via TaxBandits’ online access portal and postal mail, if needed.

E-filing: If you file ten or more wage statements or information returns, you must file them electronically.

Paper Filing: If you file fewer than 10, we encourage you to file electronically. When you file W-2s with the state, you must also submit the year-end reconciliation Form WT-7.

For paper filing mail them to the following address:

Do not send to any other address.

Q. What are the penalties for late filing of 1099s with Wisconsin?

A. For the failure to file Form 1099 by the due date, filing an incorrect or incomplete return is subject to a penalty of $10 for each violation. The Wisconsin Department of Revenue may waive-off the penalty if the breach is justified with the reasonable cause rather than willful neglect.

Ref - https://www.revenue.wi.gov/DOR%20Publications/pb117.pdf

Q. Where do I mail 1099 forms when filing with the State of Wisconsin?

If you want to file paper copies of Form 1099 with the State of Wisconsin, send it to the
following mailing address.

Note: Do not send federal or state transmittal form. Transmittal form not needed.

Remember, TaxBandits’ e-filing service is the most convenient way to file your tax returns with the IRS and state. When you e-file, you can easily track your returns from anywhere. You can provide your employees to use our online access portal to view/download recipient copies from anywhere, anytime.

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