Provisions of 2011 Act 68

Tax Regulatory Reform Act of 2011

Provisions of 2011 Act 68

Overview

Signed into law this past November, 2011 Act 68 makes a variety of changes to the

procedural statutes governing the actions of the Department of Revenue (DOR) in an

effort to provide certainty to the interactions taxpayers have with the Department.

Among the changes in the law are providing advice, conducting audits, imposing

penalties, issuing refunds, promulgating administrative rules and litigating tax disputes.

The law was drafted to address concerns about some DOR practices that were identified

in a survey of Wisconsin businesses and tax professionals in 2006. (read more)