Note: For e-File information on Form AB-130 and supporting schedules, click here.

Certain excise tax registrants and/or their representatives may now transmit Wisconsin Excise Tax Return data in an electronic file over the Internet. This is a process intended for participants who have technical expertise to create and validate an XML document or are using software that provides that service for you.

Excise xml file transmission

  • Program Overview
  • General Information
  • a secure process for receiving formatted electronic transmissions of listed excise tax returns
  • in XML language using a Department of Revenue web server
  • allowing one return per XML file
  • not using SOAP or MIME enveloping processes
  • available using the Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) debit and credit payment process
  • ability to attach binary pdf files
  • Listing of eligible forms
  • What's New
Schema (.xsd) Analysis Spreadsheets (.xls)
Sample Instance Documents (.xml) Supporting Documents

Customer Service:
(608) 266-6701
(608) 261-7049 (FAX)


February 23, 2016