State of Wisconsin
Department of Revenue
Tips for Filing Your Return
Electronically filed returns are processed faster and more accurately than those filed on paper. More information is available on our
Online Services page
Paper filed returns are electronically scanned. Delays occur when the scanner cannot correctly read information on a return. Before you begin entering information, review the return and instructions for tips on aiding the scanning process (for example, never use dollar signs, commas or cents when filling in dollar amounts).
Enter all identifying information requested (for example; name, address, and social security number).
Review the instructions for any deductions and credits claimed to ensure they are computed correctly, and any required schedules or other enclosures are included with the return.
If required, enclose a complete copy of the appropriate federal return.
Before signing the return, check that all required line entries have been made.
Before mailing the return, check that it is being sent to the correct address.
If you have reviewed the return instructions and are still not sure about something, please ask! Contact information is available in the return instructions or at the
February 10, 2021