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.

Steps on how to use TeleFile for filing withholding tax:

  1. To file your withholding tax deposits (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

  2. To file your 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:

Steps on filing and paying sales and use tax with TeleFile:

  1. Call TeleFile using a touch-tone phone: 608-261-5340 (Madison), or 414-227-3895 (Milwaukee)

  2. When prompted, enter the amounts from the TeleFile worksheet including cents, then 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. At the end of the call, confirm that you wish to file using TeleFile and record the confirmation number that is provided

Common Questions

  1. Who qualifies for TeleFile?

  2. How do I pay the tax due?

  3. When will the payment come out of my bank account?

  4. Can someone else TeleFile for me?

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

  6. Do I need a receipt when I TeleFile?

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

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

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


Customer Service Bureau
PO Box 8949
Madison, WI 53708-8949
Phone: (608) 266-2776
Fax: (608) 267-1030
Email additional questions to DORWithholdingTax@wisconsin.gov

January 29, 2018