TermDefinition
recordCountNumber of Form WT-7s included in the file.
TimestampTime the file or Form WT-7 was created. Note: The timestamp requires an offset from GMT. Central Standard Time is 6 hours behind GMT so January 10, 2011, at 11:02 AM CST would be "2011-01-10T11:02:23-06:00".
ETINThe ETIN is a 5-digit number issued by the IRS to transmitters. If you have one, use it. Otherwise, use the EFIN.
EFINThe EFIN is a 6-digit number issued by the IRS to electronic return originators.
ProcessType"T" = Test, "P" = Production.
AckAddressAddress where DOR will email the acknowledgement or reject notice if you upload the file to DOR website.
binaryAttachmentCountIf you need to include a PDF attachment with Form WT-7, enter the number of PDF attachments (this will normally be 0).
Tax YearThe year covered by the Form WT-7.
DateSignedOptional. The date Form WT-7 is authorized to be submitted.
PTINThe PTIN is a number issued by the IRS to preparers to use instead of their SSN.
PreparerBusinessName/ BusinessNameLine1Preparer's business name. Legal characters: A-Z, a-z, 0-9, hash, hyphen, parentheses, ampersand, apostrophe and single space. Illegal characters: leading space, trailing space, adjacent spaces, and other symbols.
PreparerBusinessName/ BusinessNameLine2Optional second line for preparer's name. Legal characters: A-Z, a-z, 0-9, hash, slash, percent, hyphen, parentheses, ampersand, apostrophe and single space. Illegal characters: leading space, trailing space, adjacent spaces, and other symbols.
PreparerPersonNameName of the person preparing the return.
OriginatorTypeCd"ERO", "ReportingAgent" or "LargeTaxpayer" are the most likely choices. Choose the appropriate one.
SoftwareIdEnter a word or phrase to help you identify your software.
AmendedReturnIndicatorCheck this box for an amended return.
TypeTIN"FEIN" or "SSN" tells us what kind of number is in TINTypeValue.
TINTypeValueFEIN or SSN.
StateEINEnter your 15-digit Wisconsin tax number.
Filer/BusinessNameLine1Name of the employer completing the reconciliation. Legal characters: A-Z, a-z, 0-9, hash, hyphen, parentheses, ampersand, apostrophe and single space. Illegal characters: leading space, trailing space, adjacent spaces, and other symbols.
Filer/BusinessNameLine2Optional second line for employer's name. Legal characters: A-Z, a-z, 0-9, hash, slash, percent, hyphen, parentheses, ampersand, apostrophe and single space. Illegal characters: leading space, trailing space, adjacent spaces, and other symbols.
Filer AddressesChoose between a US Address and a Foreign Address.
FilingActionUse for an "Amended" return, and include an explanation as to why the amendment is needed and what you changed.
FinalReturnElect/ DateFinalWagesPaidIf the employer no longer has employees, enter the date that final wages were paid. This tells DOR not to expect further returns.

March 31, 2016