Wisconsin Tax Forms - State Income Tax Return Guide

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State Income Tax Forms for Wisconsin

Wisconsin is one of 41 states that collect a state income tax. If you are a full time, part-time or nonresident of Wisconsin and filed a federal tax return, you must also file an individual tax return with Wisconsin state.


State Income Tax Forms

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Individual Income Tax Return

Individual Income Earners

You earned any income in the state of WI as a full-time, part-time or nonresident.

Withholding Tax Forms

Employers, Employees

You need to file or adjust a WI state withholding tax status.

Extension to File Requests

Individual Income Earners

You need an extension to file your state income taxes.

Estimated Income Tax Forms

Self-employed Individuals, Independent Contractors

You are required to pay monthly or quarterly estimated income taxes.

All State Income Tax Forms

Income Earners

You need to find any state income tax form applicable to Wisconsin.


Property Tax Forms for Wisconsin

Wisconsin doesn’t collect property taxes at the state level. Property taxes are instead collected at the local level, by cities, counties and school districts. Homestead exemptions are not automatic in Wisconsin; you must file an application to receive the property tax discount.


Property Tax Forms

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Homestead Exemption Forms


You qualify for a homestead exemption on your primary residence.

Property Tax Exemption Forms

Home, Land, Property Owners

You qualify for any number of property tax exemptions for WI. Must file locally.

All Property Tax Forms

Home, Land, Property Owners

You own any property in WI, including a home, land or commercial real estate.


All Other Tax Forms for Wisconsin

All Wisconsin state specific tax forms, specialty forms and motor vehicle forms provided below.


All Other Forms

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Motor Vehicle Tax Forms

Buyer, Seller in Vehicle Transactions

You bought, sold or need to register a motor vehicle in WI.

All Wisconsin Tax Forms

Any Tax Filer

You need to find any tax form applicable to Wisconsin.


Helpful Resources for Filing Wisconsin Tax Forms

Wisconsin offers installment agreements for help paying tax bills and official resources for understanding and filing local property tax forms. The main Wisconsin tax form and instruction portal is also provided.


WI Filing Resources

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Individuals Common Questions

Any Tax Filer

You have questions on tax credits or any other common inquiries.

Installment Payment Agreement

Filers Unable to Pay Tax Bill in Full

You can’t pay your tax bill in full but wish to make monthly payments instead.

Property Tax Relief Credits

Qualifying Homeowners

You want to see if you qualify for any property tax relief credits.

Property Tax Assistance

Home, Land, Property Owners

You need any help whatsoever with property taxes for Wisconsin.

Property Tax County Directory

Home, Land, Property Owners

You need to contact your county property tax office.

Wisconsin Forms and Instructions

Any Tax Filer

You need detailed information on any of the various taxes WI collects.

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