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Wisconsin

Department of Revenue
Bureau of Tax Operations
Director: Diane Hardt, Administrator, Income, Sales & Excise Tax
Office phone: (608) 261-5235
P.O. Box 8982 Madison, WI 53708

Dormancy Periods

The following dormancy periods are listed in years, unless otherwise noted.

Savings: 5
Checking: 5
Non-bank Money Orders: 7
Certificates of Deposit: 5
Official Bank Checks/MO: 5
Safe Deposit Boxes: 5
Travelers Checks: 15
Life Insurance Matured: 2
Otherwise: 5* Demutualization 2
All: 5
Casualty: 5
Utility Deposits: 1
Utility Refunds: 1
Dividends: 3
Securities: 3
Debt (bonds): 3* Debt (private) - 3 Debt (public) - 1
Dissolution/Liquidation: 1
Fiduciaries: 5
Wages: 1
State Courts/Agencies: 1
Federal Courts/Agencies: 1
Mineral Proceeds: 5
All Other Property: 5
IRA Keogh: 5
Gift Certificate: Exempt
Credit Memos: 5
Vendor-Vendor Payments: 5
Aggregate Amount: 50

Reporting and Payment Due Dates

The following indicates the report and payment due dates for the various property types.

Report Due—Life Insurance: November 1
Report Due—All Others: November 1
Payment Due—Life Insurance: November 1
Payment Due—All Others: November 1
Exceptions:

Electronic Reporting Capability Schedule

The following indicates which types of reporting formats are accepted by this state.

Diskette: Yes
Tape:
Cartridge:
CD:
NAUPA Format: Yes
Comments: Must report electronically if more than 10 properties.

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