Telco Final Filing Reminder

March 25, 2019

To: Telecom

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) would like to remind you of the upcoming April 1, 2019 Telco extended filing deadline.

Let's get started – log into My Tax Account (MTA):

To file

  • Select "Telecom Fee"
  • Click the correct period (December 31, 2019)
  • Select the appropriate Return and start filing
  • Choose "View or amend a return"
  • Select "Amend Return" start filing
  • You must file both a Real Estate return and Personal Property return

New for 2019

Form T-R – Schedule R-4: Equipment Shelters on Owned Land Detail Schedule

Schedule R-4 is no longer used in the Telco Real Estate Return

  • Report prefabricated or mobile type shelters on Schedule E, Form T-P
  • Report permanent structures (those constructed with brick or concrete block) on Schedule R1, Form T-R

Additional information – late filing penalty

  • One month or less – if you file within a month after the March 1, 2019 (or April 1, 2019 for an extension), DOR will charge you a 5 percent penalty of the 2019 taxes
  • For each additional month you are late – DOR will charge another 5 percent, not exceeding 25 percent of the total

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