Wisconsin Withholding Tax TeleFile

​​​​​​​​​(File by Phone)

TeleFile allows Wisconsin employers to file and pay their Withholding Tax Deposit Reports (Form WT-6) and Employer's Annual Reconciliation of Wisconsin Income Tax Withheld from Wages (Form WT-7) using a touch-tone phone. You can enter your tax information in about 10 minutes or less. TeleFile is available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week except on Sundays from 5:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. when regular system maintenance occurs.

Before filing, read the latest Withholding Tax Update. These updates contain information that could affect the filing of your withholding tax reports or returns. To obtain email alerts of new Withholding Tax Updates and other important withholding tax information, sign up for the department's withholding tax Withholding Tax E-News.

Know before you file:

  • Withholding tax deposits (Form WT-6) There is no worksheet or voucher for form WT-6. Use your 15-digit Wisconsin withholding tax number, the period covered by your deposit and the amount of tax withheld for the period.

  • Employer's Annual Reconciliation of Wisconsin Income Tax Withheld from Wages (Form WT-7) Complete the Telefile Worksheet and Payment Voucher in the application below:

Completing Withhol​ding Tax TeleFile ​worksheet and payment voucher

WT-7 Worksheet and Payment Voucher

Complete the following information to print the TeleFile worksheet and payment voucher:

Enter your 15-digit account number without dashes. Account numbers must start with 036.

Select the ending month of the desired period. Quarterly filers select the last month of the quarter and annual filers select the last month of the fiscal year.

Select the year of the desired period.

Verify account and print voucher.

Steps on filing and pa​ying​ Withholding​ Tax​ TeleFile:

  1. Call TeleFile using a touch-tone phone:
    • (608) 261-5340 (Madison)
    • (414) 227-3895 (Milwaukee)
  2. Enter total amounts including cents and press the # (pound) key. Do not enter decimal points. For negative numbers, press the * (star) key first.
  3. Confirm your entries are correct when prompted
  4. Change incorrect entries before going to the next line, otherwise you will need to hang up and start over
  5. Write the calculated amounts in the shaded areas on the worksheet when prompted
  6. Follow the instructions to pay, submit, and file
  7. Write your confirmation number on the worksheet
  8. Make your payment on time if tax is due

​Common Questions

  1. Who qualifies for TeleFile?

  2. How do I pay the tax due?

  3. Can someone else TeleFile for me?

  4. Do I need to send paper copies of the return when I TeleFile?

  5. Do I need a receipt when I TeleFile?

  6. What if I make a mistake when I am using TeleFile?

  7. After I file my Form WT-7, where do I send my Forms W-2 and other wage statements?

  8. Where do I send other information returns, such as Forms 1099 and 9b?

​Contact Us​

Wisconsin Department of Revenue
Customer Service Bureau
PO Box 8949
Madison, WI 53708-8949
Phone: (608) 266-2776
Fax: (608) 267-1030

October 27​, 2023