Wisconsin Nonresident Filing Requirements

To submit the portion of your return as a resident, you must submit year-round as instructed by the Wisconsin resident. For the portion of the year you were not a Wisconsin resident, file a non-resident declaration in accordance with the filing instructions (see “Working in Wisconsin, Living Outstate”). You may need to file a tax return. Please read the instructions carefully to determine which forms and additional requirements apply to you. The tax return information on this page is provided for your convenience. Every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. It is not a complete representation of all relevant income tax forms and regulations for students, faculty, staff and others with whom the university system may have a relationship. Please note that forms and resources for 2021 are included, if available. Some forms on this page may not yet be updated for 2021 by external agencies. As the University does not provide tax advice, the University accepts no responsibility for any misinterpretation or misuse of these documents. Non-residents of Wisconsin who have earned income from rents or royalties from real estate they own in Wisconsin, the sale of real estate in Wisconsin, profits or losses from business or farming activities in Wisconsin, or winnings from gambling or lottery must file a Wisconsin non-resident return. If you are a part-time resident or non-resident and earned more than $2,000 in wages, wages or commissions from Wisconsin sources, you must file a part-year resident return. Non-residents and residents file Form 1NPR.

For more information on how to complete Form 1NPR, see the instructions above. You may need to file a tax return for each state where you resided and/or earned income during the calendar year. Please read the instructions on each state`s tax website carefully to determine if you need to file a return and what additional forms and requirements apply to you. Individuals filing as single can exclude up to $250,000, and married couples filing together can exclude up to $500,000 in capital gains if they arise from the sale of their principal residence. You can make this exclusion on your state and federal tax returns. Visit the Tax Preparation Assistance for Non-Resident Foreign Nationals page for more information and resources on filing non-resident tax returns. W-2 · Explanation of the W-2 · W-2 Income Statement Overview and Comparison Individuals who receive reportable earned income receive a W-2 from each employer. If you have already determined that you meet the criteria, reside in Wisconsin, and have worked out of state, you will be taxed by Wisconsin on all income earned out-of-state. File your residency return with Form 1 with Wisconsin and file your tax return with the state where you worked. Then, fill out Schedule OS and file it with your Wisconsin tax return. Be sure to include the other state`s tax return and your W-2 (which your employer should have sent you) to avoid double taxation of income earned outside the state. Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Minnesota have already reached agreements so that Wisconsin residents are taxed by Wisconsin only on income from wages, salaries and commissions.

1042-S · 1042-S Declaration Foreigners can receive a 1042-S if they have received a scholarship, tax benefit or other payments according to income codes 12, 16, 17, 19, 20 or 23. Anyone who has lived in Wisconsin year-round is a year-round resident of Wisconsin. Year-round residents must file a Wisconsin resident tax return with Form 1, unless their income is less than the amounts listed in the Form 1 instructions table, which you can download above. If you have lived in Wisconsin for only part of the year or moved to or from Wisconsin, you are considered a part-time resident of Wisconsin. Part-time residents with incomes over $2,000 must file a part-year resident return with Wisconsin. You will be taxed on all income earned while in Wisconsin, as well as any income you earned in Wisconsin while you were a resident of another state. Scholarship Newsletter · Explanation of the Advanced Opportunity Fellow Scholarship Newsletter; Guy; trainee or trainee degree; postdoctoral fellow, fellow or trainee; Scholar; The intern receives a newsletter. (Non-resident foreigners who receive a scholarship under Revenue Code 16 and others who have withheld taxes on the scholarships will receive a 1042-S.) For additional resources, see IRS Tax Information for Students. There are four groups of people who are required to file some sort of tax form in Wisconsin. Wisconsin residents, Wisconsin residents, people who live in Wisconsin but work in another state, people who live in another state and work in Wisconsin, and people who had other forms of Wisconsin income in that tax year.

Non-residents and residents file Form 1NPR. For more information on how to complete Form 1NPR, see the instructions above. Working families with children may be eligible for a loan from the State of Wisconsin. To find out if you qualify, file Form 1A or Form 1. The amount of the credit depends on the number of children and the family`s income. Filing taxes is always a little frustrating, no matter how you look at it, and sometimes you need a little help. Here is information to guide you through the process and lighten your taxes. The University of Wisconsin does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the delivery of programs, services or employment. If you require this printed material in another form, or if you need help using these services, please contact your human resources department.