Can I Use Wisconsin e-file?

  1. Am I eligible to use Wisconsin e-file?

  2. What Wisconsin individual income tax returns does Wisconsin e-file support?

  3. Can I file a Form 2 Wisconsin Fiduciary Return for Estates and Trusts) or a Schedule CC (Request for a Closing Certificate)?

  4. What do I need before I begin to use Wisconsin e-file?

  5. Can I file my tax return jointly with my deceased spouse?


  1. Am I eligible to use Wisconsin e-file?

    Almost any full-year Wisconsin resident may be able to use Wisconsin e-file to file their Wisconsin income tax returns for any open year. You can use Wisconsin e-file for 2018 UNLESS you meet any one of the following:

  2. What Wisconsin individual income tax returns does Wisconsin e-file support?

  3. Can I file a Form 2 (Wisconsin Fiduciary Return for Estates and Trusts) or a Schedule CC (Request for a Closing Certificate)?

    Yes. You can electronically file a Form 2 or a Schedule CC for any open tax years using the Wisconsin e-file application.

  4. What do I need before I begin to use Wisconsin e-file?

    You will need the following:

    When you have successfully submitted your income tax return, before you close the application, you should either:

    If you do not save or print a copy of your tax return when you file, there will be a processing fee charged to obtain a copy at a later time.

  5. Can I file my tax return jointly with my deceased spouse?

    Yes, you can file a joint return if your spouse:

    • Died during the tax year and you did not remarry in that tax year, or

    • Died in the current year before filing a tax return for the prior year

    You should fill in your spouse's name and social security number in the appropriate boxes on the return. Also, if:

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
Electronic Filing Unit
PO Box 8949
Madison, WI 53708-8949
Income Tax Customer Service Phone: (608) 266-2486
Business Tax Customer Service Phone: (608) 266-2776
Customer Service Fax: (608) 267-1030
Email additional questions to DORElectronicFiling@wisconsin.gov

December 14, 2018