Wisconsin Provides an Unclaimed Property Voluntary Disclosure Program

Unclaimed property holders that are not in compliance with Wisconsin unclaimed property laws may apply for an Unclaimed Property Voluntary Disclosure Agreement. The Department of Revenue will accept property from the last five years with no penalty. Applications are being accepted February 1, 2022 through February 28, 2023. To be eligible, you must meet all of the following criteria:

  • “You have unclaimed property to report from any of the five most recent reporting periods.
  • You have not been audited for unclaimed property since July 1, 2016 or received a notice of an upcoming audit.
  • You do not have a balance due on your unclaimed property holder account.”

(Wisconsin Department of Revenue, Unclaimed Property Voluntary Disclosure Program, effective February 1, 2022)

Posted on March 17, 2022