2016 Municipal Financial Reports Forms – Available Online

January 20, 2017

To:   Municipal Clerks and Treasurers
County Clerks and Treasurers

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) posted the 2016 Municipal Financial Report Forms (MFR) on our MFR web page.

  • Form A – for counties
  • Form C – for cities and villages (and towns with proprietary funds)
  • Form CT – for towns (without proprietary funds)

Form Information

  • You must electronically file (e-file) this form
  • You will receive a confirmation number after you successfully e-file
  • We suggest you print or save a copy for your records
  • Due dates:
    • March 31, 2017 – populations under 2,500
    • May 1, 2017 – populations over 2,500
    • May 15, 2017 extension – DOR grants an extension automatically. You do not need to send a request for extension.

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

  • Municipalities and counties with a  population over 25,000 must also send a final MFR with an auditor's opinion to DOR (Administrative Rule Tax 16)
  • Due date: July 31, 2017
  • Submit by email, mail or fax to DOR – Local Government Services
  • Do not send a copy of your CAFR unless requested

If you have questions, contact us at lgs@wisconsin.gov.

Thank you