Financial Report Tax 16 Filing

July 28, 2020

To: Municipal Clerks and Treasurers, County Clerks and Treasurers

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) would like to remind you of the following financial report filing requirements.

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

Under state law, all municipalities and counties with a population over 25,000 must send an auditor's opinion of their municipal financial report to DOR (Tax 16.05).

  • Email or fax the following document to DOR by July 31, 2020:
    • Auditor's opinion – do not send a copy of your complete CAFR unless requested
  • Email:
  • Fax: (608) 264-6887

U.S. Census Bureau Annual Financial Report

The U.S. Census Bureau requests each municipality and county submit Form F-65: Annual Financial Report as of December 31, 2019, as soon as possible.