Registration of Qualified Wisconsin Businesses

  1. What is a "qualified Wisconsin business"?

  2. My business registered with the Department of Revenue as a qualified Wisconsin business for 2014 through 2018. Do I still need to register as a qualified Wisconsin business for 2019?

  3. Who may register as a qualified Wisconsin business?

  4. Is employment through a professional employer organization allowed for purposes of meeting the 2 full-time employees and 50% payroll requirements?

  5. If partners of a partnership receive guaranteed payments, are they considered employees for purposes of registering to be a qualified Wisconsin business?

  6. For purposes of meeting the 2 full-time employees requirement, what is considered a full-time employee?

  7. How does a business register?

  8. When may a business register?

  9. What information from a registration is made available to the public?

  10. May business contact information, address, or other information provided with a registration be updated?

  11. I started doing business in Wisconsin in 2019. How do I register my business for 2019?

  12. Should the number of employees and amount of payroll and property of a disregarded entity be included in the parent company registration to be a qualified Wisconsin business?

  13. If my business files on a fiscal year, when should I register and for what year?



FOR QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS CONTACT:

MS 5-77
WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
Customer Service Bureau
PO Box 8949
Madison, WI 53708-8949
Phone: (608) 266-2772
Fax: (608) 267-1030
Email additional questions to DORIncome@wisconsin.gov

February 8, 2019