Wisconsin Income Taxes and WI State Tax

Wisconsin State Income Taxes for Tax Year 2022 (January 1 - Dec. 31, 2022) can be prepared and e-Filed now along with an IRS or Federal Income Tax Return. Federal Tax Return deadline details. Details on how to only prepare and file a 2022 WI Tax Return without a Federal Return. Attention: The latest deadline for Wisconsin State Tax Return is April 18, 2023.

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The 2022 Wisconsin State Income Tax Return for Tax Year 2022 (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2022) can be e-Filed together with the IRS Income Tax Return by April 18, 2023 due date. If you file a tax extension you can e-File your Taxes until October 16, 2023 without a late filing penalty. However, if you owe Taxes and don't pay on time, you might face late tax payment penalties. Tip: File on time, even you can't pay on time, as the late filing penalties are higher than the late payment penalties.

Prepare and e-file your IRS and Wisconsin State Tax Return: resident, nonresident, or part-year resident returns included. The IRS and the state of Wisconsin State Tax Agencies require you to e-file a Federal Income Tax Return at the same time you e-file a WI State Tax Return. This is not an eFile.com policy but an IRS and State Agency policy. Therefore, you cannot e-File a Wisconsin Tax Return anywhere - not just eFile.com - without also e-filing the associated IRS Tax Return. However, please read on for good news.

Find detailed instructions on how you can only prepare and mail in - not eFile - a Wisconsin 2022 Tax Return - here via eFile.com. However, you must download/print and sign the forms and mail them to the Tax Agency.

Wisconsin State Income Tax Rate: 7.65%
Where Is Your Wisconsin Tax Refund Money?
Step 1: Sign into your eFile.com account and check acceptance by the Tax Agency.
Step 2: Check your Wisconsin Tax Refund Status.
Where is Your IRS Refund?
Step 1: Sign into your eFile.com account and check acceptance by the IRS.
Step 2: Check your IRS Tax Refund Status.
Wisconsin Income Tax Extension
Wisconsin Income Tax Amendment
How to correct a rejected Tax Return
If your WI Tax Return was rejected by the WI Tax Agency - not eFile.com - instructions on how to correct a rejected Wisconsin Tax Return.
Wisconsin IRS Late Filing, Tax Payment Penalties
1. Late Filing Penalty: There is a $50 late filing fee when you file your Wisconsin tax return after the tax return deadline. You may also face a 5% negligence penalty for each month you fail to file your return on time (based on your total taxes owed). The maximum is 25%.
2. Late Payment Penalty: There is a 6 1/2% or $35 (whichever is greater) delinquent tax collection fee that is added to your total taxes owed when you submit your payment after the tax return date.
3. IRS Penalties: Calculate and Estimate your potential IRS Income Tax Return Penalties.
WI Tax Return Mailing Addresses
Find various Wisconsin Mailing Addresses for tax returns, tax amendments, and tax payments.
Wisconsin Income Tax Brackets
Wisconsin Income Tax Forms
Wisconsin Unemployment Benefits
Wisconsin generally taxes unemployment benefits. However, a portion of your benefits may be exempt from tax.
Wisconsin Marriage Penalty

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E-File These 2022 Wisconsin State Tax Forms

Prepare and eFile these state forms for 2022 in conjunction with your federal and state income tax return. As you proceed through the tax interview on efile.com, the application will select the correct state forms for you. You can also select tax forms individually. All these forms will then be e-filed by you to the state tax agency. Instructions on how to only prepare a state income tax return.


* Due to IRS and State Tax Agency tax data sharing and validation requirements, you can only e-file a State Income Tax Return while also e-filing a Federal Income Tax Return. This is not an eFile.com created policy, but all online tax web sites have to adhere to this IRS/state issued tax data sharing policy. You can however prepare all 44 State Income Tax Returns on eFile.com if you have already e-Filed or filed your IRS return. Instructions on how you can ONLY prepare and file State Income Tax Return(s). Only on eFile.com can you prepare, file or e-file unlimited State Tax Returns for one low price and not pay for each State return like you would do on H&R Block® vs. TurboTax®. Dare to Compare Now.