Wisconsin Releases 2021 W-2 and 1099 Specifications

Robert Beck
November 16, 2021

Wisconsin recently released the 2021 version of its Publication 172, the Annual W-2, 1099-R, 1099-MISC, 1099-NEC, and W-2G Electronic Reporting. Few changes were made to the document itself and no changes were made to the actual specifications portion of the publication. The most notable changes are detailed below:
• Updated revision from 11/20 to 10/21 and updated the publication references to 2021 tax year references for filing in 2022.
• Some of the sections of the publication have been renumbered with the removal of the “what’s new” section for this year
• Statements and annual reconciliation for tax year 2021 due January 31, 2022 (changed from 2020 filings due on February 1, 2021)
To view the full publication, click here.

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Robert Beck

Robert Beck is a Junior Regulatory Counsel at Sovos Compliance. As part of the Regulatory Analysis team, his main areas of focus are state and federal tax withholding, and the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Robert is a member of the Massachusetts Bar and received his J.D. from New England Law | Boston and his B.A. in Justice from University of Alaska Fairbanks.
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