Wisconsin Publishes Updated Guide to Wage Statements and Information Returns

Paul Ogawa
September 24, 2021

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue recently published an updated version of Publication 117, Guide to Wisconsin Wage Statements and Information Returns. This publication provides guidance and instructions for filing W-2 and 1099 returns with the Department of Revenue.

There were a few updates to the publication, which are as follows:

  • The applicable years in the publication were updated from 2020 to 2021, and 2021 to 2022.
  • Section 8, Waivers: the email address, mailing address, and fax number for submitting Form EFT-102 have been removed. However, Form EFT-102 can still be filed with the Department of Revenue by mail and fax.
  • Section 10, Penalties: A note was added stating the Department may not issue a refund to an employed individual before March 1 unless the individual and individual’s employer have filed all required returns and forms.
  • Section 12, Applicable Laws and Rules: the citations to the applicable Wisconsin Statutes and Wisconsin Administrative codes were amended to reflect the most up to date regulatory information.

To review this publication in its entirety, please click here to visit the Department of Revenue online.

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Paul Ogawa

Paul Ogawa is a Senior Regulatory Counsel at Sovos Compliance. As part of the Regulatory Analysis team, his main areas of focus are state and federal tax withholding, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and Canadian tax information reporting. Prior to Sovos, Paul worked as a litigation attorney in Boston area law firms, representing clients in insurance subrogation claims, family law matters, and employment disputes. Paul is a member of the Massachusetts Bar, earned his B.A. from Brandeis University and his J.D. from the Suffolk University Law School.
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