Revised Form PR-296 - Available Online

March 8, 2018

To: Municipal Clerks and Treasurers

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) posted the revised Form PR-296: Estimate of Withdrawal Tax for Managed Forest Land on our website under Managed Forest Land (MFL).

General Information

  • Property owners with parcels enrolled in the MFL program submit Form PR-296 to DOR for an estimate of withdrawal tax
  • DOR sends a request to the Municipal Clerk for the parcel's assessed values
  • Upon receipt of the assessed values, DOR calculates the withdrawal tax and provides an estimate to the property owner

Important Process Updates

  • If an email address is available for the Municipal Clerk, DOR will email these requests going forward
  • Municipal Clerks should provide the requested information back to DOR via email or fax within eight business days

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