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Gary10
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Do Federal tax forms need to mail with Wisconsin state forms?

All of my Federal forms printed out for Wisconsin. Are they all actually required? Do they all need to mail? 

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MarkB
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Do Federal tax forms need to mail with Wisconsin state forms?

YES.  State of Wisconsin requires it.

Federal Return – A complete copy of your federal return (Form
1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ) and its supporting schedules
and forms. If you itemize deductions on your federal return but do not claim the itemized deduction credit on your Wis consin return, you do not have to enclose federal Schedule A.

The following information can be found at this link than go to page 5 and 6:

https://www.revenue.wi.gov/DORForms/2015Form1_inst.pdf

I found this information on this site:

If you paper file, continue with the steps listed below.
•   Complete your federal return – Before starting your Wisconsin Form 1, complete your federal return and its supporting schedules.  If you are not required to file a federal return, list the sources and amounts of your income and your deductions on a separate sheet.
•  Complete your Wisconsin return – Follow the line instructions as you fill in your return.  Sign your completed return.  A joint return must be signed by both spouses.
•   Make a copy of your return for your records.
•   Mail your return and all required documents. 

General Instructions
Important information:
•  Send original copies
.
•   Use black ink
.
•   Clearly write your name and address using capital letters. Do not use mailing labels.
•   Commas and dollar signs can be misread when scanned. Do not use them.
•   Round amounts to whole dollars. Do not add cents in front of the preprinted zeros on entry lines.
•   To indicate a negative number, use a negative sign (for example, -8300 not (8300))
.
•   Print your numbers clearly
.
Do not use:
•   If you make a mistake, erase or start over. Do not cross out entries.
•   Put entries on the lines. Do not write in the margins, above or below the lines.
•  Lines where no entry is required should be left blank.  Do not fill in zeros.
•  Do not draw vertical lines in entry fields.  They can be read as a “1” when scanned.
•   Do not staple your return
.
?
Assembling your return
Begin by putting the four pages of Form 1 in numerical order. Then, attach, using a paper clip, the following in the
order listed. Do not staple your return. Stapling will delay the processing of your return and any refund.
Do not attach a Form W-RA if you are filing your return on paper.  Form W-RA is used only when submitting information for an electronically-filed return.
1.    Payment – If you owe an amount with your return, paper clip
 your payment to the front of Form 1, unless you are paying by credit card or online.
2. Wisconsin Schedules – Copies of appropriate Wisconsin schedules and supporting documents, such as Schedule H
or H-EZ (homestead credit), Schedule FC or FC
-A (farmland preservation credit), or Schedule
CR.  If you are reporting
income and expenses of a disregarded entity, attach Schedule DE,
Disregarded Entity Schedule
.
Amended return
 – Enclose Schedule AR, Explanation of Amended Return, and all supporting forms and schedules
for items changed.  (Don’t send a copy of your original return.)
3. W?2s or 1099s – The appropriate copy of each of your withholding statements (Forms W-2, W
-2G, 1099-G, 1099-R, and 1099-MISC).
4. Federal Return – A complete copy of your federal return (Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ) and its supporting schedules and forms. If you itemize deductions on your federal return but do not claim the itemized deduction credit on your Wisconsin return, you do not have to enclose federal Schedule A.
5. Extension Form or Statement – A copy of your federal extension application form or required statement if you are filing under an extension of time to file.
6.
Divorce Decree
 –
     •    
Persons divorced after June 20, 1996, who compute a refund

  If your divorce decree apportions any tax liability owed to the department to your former spouse, enclose a copy of the decree with your Form
1. Fill in “04” in the Special
Conditions box on page 1 of Form 1. This will prevent your refund from being applied against such tax liability.
     •    
Persons divorced who file a joint return
 – If your divorce decree apportions any refund to you or your former spouse, or between you and your former spouse, the department will issue the refund to the person(s) to whom the refund is awarded under the terms of the divorce. Enclose a copy of the portion of your divorce decree that relates to the tax refund with your Form 1. Fill in “04” in the Special Conditions box on page 1 of Form 1.
7.    Injured Spouse – If you are filing federal Form 8379,
Injured Spouse Claim and Allocation, enclose a copy with your Form 1. Fill in “05” in the Special Conditions box on page 1 of Form 1.
CAUTION
  Be sure to file all four pages of Form 1. Send the original of your return. Do not send a photocopy.


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MarkB
New Member

Do Federal tax forms need to mail with Wisconsin state forms?

YES.  State of Wisconsin requires it.

Federal Return – A complete copy of your federal return (Form
1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ) and its supporting schedules
and forms. If you itemize deductions on your federal return but do not claim the itemized deduction credit on your Wis consin return, you do not have to enclose federal Schedule A.

The following information can be found at this link than go to page 5 and 6:

https://www.revenue.wi.gov/DORForms/2015Form1_inst.pdf

I found this information on this site:

If you paper file, continue with the steps listed below.
•   Complete your federal return – Before starting your Wisconsin Form 1, complete your federal return and its supporting schedules.  If you are not required to file a federal return, list the sources and amounts of your income and your deductions on a separate sheet.
•  Complete your Wisconsin return – Follow the line instructions as you fill in your return.  Sign your completed return.  A joint return must be signed by both spouses.
•   Make a copy of your return for your records.
•   Mail your return and all required documents. 

General Instructions
Important information:
•  Send original copies
.
•   Use black ink
.
•   Clearly write your name and address using capital letters. Do not use mailing labels.
•   Commas and dollar signs can be misread when scanned. Do not use them.
•   Round amounts to whole dollars. Do not add cents in front of the preprinted zeros on entry lines.
•   To indicate a negative number, use a negative sign (for example, -8300 not (8300))
.
•   Print your numbers clearly
.
Do not use:
•   If you make a mistake, erase or start over. Do not cross out entries.
•   Put entries on the lines. Do not write in the margins, above or below the lines.
•  Lines where no entry is required should be left blank.  Do not fill in zeros.
•  Do not draw vertical lines in entry fields.  They can be read as a “1” when scanned.
•   Do not staple your return
.
?
Assembling your return
Begin by putting the four pages of Form 1 in numerical order. Then, attach, using a paper clip, the following in the
order listed. Do not staple your return. Stapling will delay the processing of your return and any refund.
Do not attach a Form W-RA if you are filing your return on paper.  Form W-RA is used only when submitting information for an electronically-filed return.
1.    Payment – If you owe an amount with your return, paper clip
 your payment to the front of Form 1, unless you are paying by credit card or online.
2. Wisconsin Schedules – Copies of appropriate Wisconsin schedules and supporting documents, such as Schedule H
or H-EZ (homestead credit), Schedule FC or FC
-A (farmland preservation credit), or Schedule
CR.  If you are reporting
income and expenses of a disregarded entity, attach Schedule DE,
Disregarded Entity Schedule
.
Amended return
 – Enclose Schedule AR, Explanation of Amended Return, and all supporting forms and schedules
for items changed.  (Don’t send a copy of your original return.)
3. W?2s or 1099s – The appropriate copy of each of your withholding statements (Forms W-2, W
-2G, 1099-G, 1099-R, and 1099-MISC).
4. Federal Return – A complete copy of your federal return (Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ) and its supporting schedules and forms. If you itemize deductions on your federal return but do not claim the itemized deduction credit on your Wisconsin return, you do not have to enclose federal Schedule A.
5. Extension Form or Statement – A copy of your federal extension application form or required statement if you are filing under an extension of time to file.
6.
Divorce Decree
 –
     •    
Persons divorced after June 20, 1996, who compute a refund

  If your divorce decree apportions any tax liability owed to the department to your former spouse, enclose a copy of the decree with your Form
1. Fill in “04” in the Special
Conditions box on page 1 of Form 1. This will prevent your refund from being applied against such tax liability.
     •    
Persons divorced who file a joint return
 – If your divorce decree apportions any refund to you or your former spouse, or between you and your former spouse, the department will issue the refund to the person(s) to whom the refund is awarded under the terms of the divorce. Enclose a copy of the portion of your divorce decree that relates to the tax refund with your Form 1. Fill in “04” in the Special Conditions box on page 1 of Form 1.
7.    Injured Spouse – If you are filing federal Form 8379,
Injured Spouse Claim and Allocation, enclose a copy with your Form 1. Fill in “05” in the Special Conditions box on page 1 of Form 1.
CAUTION
  Be sure to file all four pages of Form 1. Send the original of your return. Do not send a photocopy.


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