E-filing Manufacturing M-Forms
Frequently Asked Questions

General

  1. What is an electronic M-Form?
  2. Why should I e-file and what is required?
  3. Is there a fee to e-file?
  4. How can I receive notices about M-Form changes?
  5. Can I file my M-P Form and extension electronically?
  6. Can I file my M-R Form and extension electronically?
  7. Can I file my M-L Form and extension electronically?
  8. How do I know my extension is granted?
  9. How do I know what schedules are required?

  1. What is an electronic M-Form?

    E-Filing is similar to paper filing but is pre-populated with the previous year's data, provides a more accurately filed return by performing basic checks for errors, and provides immediate confirmation that DOR has received your return.

  2. Why should I E-File and what is required?

    The system will allow you to prepare, save, file, view, and print returns and assessments 24 hours a day 7 days a week online. You are required to sign up for a Web Access Management System (WAMS) ID. Check out the instructions.

  3. Is there a fee to e-file?

    This system is free and open to all taxpayers and tax preparers.

  4. How can I receive notices about M-Form changes?

    Subscribe to the electronic mailing list for manufacturers.

  5. Can I file my M-P Form and extension electronically?

    The M-P Form and extension can be filed electronically.

  6. Can I file my M-R Form and extension electronically?

    The M-R Form and extension can be filed electronically.

  7. Can I file my M-L Form and extension electronically?

    E-Filing of the M-L Form will be available in the future. Extension requests for M-L (Manufacturing Leased, Rented or Loaned Personal Property) must be in writing and need to be sent to: Wisconsin Department of Revenue, Manufacturing & Utility Section, Mail Drop 6-97, PO Box 8971, Madison, WI 53708-8971 or can be emailed to mfgtelco@revenue.wi.gov.

  8. How do I know my extension is granted?

    After you click the “Extension” button, it becomes disabled. A message is displayed stating extension granted.

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  9. How do I know what schedules are required?

    Schedules A, Y-P, and S on the M-P Form are mandatory. Schedules with pre-populated data are mandatory. You are responsible for selecting any other required schedules.

For more information contact the DOR Manufacturing & Utility District Office in your area.

Page last updated April 11, 2014