Wisconsin Department of Revenue

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Earned Income Credit Recipients Trade Delays for Larger Tax Refunds
2020 Wisconsin Individual Income Tax Return and Payment Deadline Extended to May 17, 2021
DOR matches more than $8 million in unclaimed property to owners
Department of Revenue Collections, January FY2021 General Purpose Revenue ($ in thousands – rounded)
DOR extending customer service hours during 2021 tax season
Secretary Barca is working with the legislature to achieve bi-partisan support for Wisconsin Tax Law Changes to Benefit Low-Income Families and Small Businesses
Wisconsin Audit Initiative Provides 38 to 1 Return on Investment
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Wisconsin Audit Initiative Provides 38 to 1 Return on Investment

Revenue generation of $385 million was $303 million higher than goal

Columbus Contractor Charged with Withholding Tax Theft
Department of Revenue Collections, October FY2021 General Purpose Revenue ($ in thousands – rounded)
SOLD! Unclaimed property online auction runs November 16 to 30
DOR uses virtual tools to reach Wisconsinites during pandemic
Unclaimed property online auction runs October 26 to November 9
Appleton man reunited with long-lost colonial era currency collection
Unclaimed property online auction runs October 5 to 18
Wisconsin residents who did not file taxes may still be eligible for a federal Economic Impact Payment; application deadline is October 15
Equalized Values Report Shows Healthy Increase in Property Values
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Equalized Values Report Shows Healthy Increase in Property Values

Wisconsin's Real Estate Market Grew by 6 Percent

Wisconsin Department of Revenue Posts 2020 Preliminary Equalized Values
Department of Revenue Collections, April FY2020 General Purpose Revenue ($ in thousands – rounded)
Governor Evers suspends Department of Revenue Administrative Rules in order to make certain commerce safer and maintain social distancing
Department of Revenue announces immediate help for small businesses on sales taxes and other steps to help taxpayers in response to COVID-19
Notices Sent to Owners of $9.2 Million in Unclaimed Property
Over a Million Tax Returns Filed So Far This Tax Season
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Over a Million Tax Returns Filed So Far This Tax Season

There are advantages to filing sooner rather than later

Department of Revenue Collections, January FY2020
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Department of Revenue Collections, January FY2020

General Purpose Revenue ($ in thousands - rounded)

Department of Revenue Collections, December FY2020 General Purpose Revenue ($ in thousands – rounded)
Milwaukee Woman Charged with Embezzlement and Identity Theft
Jefferson County Tax Return Preparer Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud and Theft
Wisconsin Audit Initiative Provides 12 to 1 Return on Investment
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Wisconsin Audit Initiative Provides 12 to 1 Return on Investment

Revenue generation of $159.9 million was $77.9 million higher than goal

Wisconsin Homeowners Got a Nice Present from the Lottery
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Wisconsin Homeowners Got a Nice Present from the Lottery

Average Lottery and Gaming Credit on Wisconsin property tax bills is $184