Wyoming Department of Revenue
Wyoming Internet Filing      
System (WYIFS)           

Governor: Matthew H. Mead    
       

Online FAQ


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Question: Minerals WYIFS
Answer: The Wyoming Internet Filing Service (WYIFS) is a secure Internet site for filing mineral severance tax and mineral gross products tax returns via WYIFS by format compliant ASCII file transfer or by completing WYIFS Web Returns. You can also pay mineral severance taxes via WYIFS, using ACH Debit electronic funds transfers.
 
Question: Mandatory Use
Answer: Electronic filing and electronic funds transfer using WYIFS is optional but highly recommended. You can also continue to file using paper forms.
 
Question: Payment Options
Answer: It is acceptable to file tax returns using WYIFS Web Returns or ASCII File Transfer and still pay by check. Whenever you pay by check you must include a completed MTD Form 9998 (Mineral Payment Transmittal Form). MTD Form 9998 can be printed from the WYIFS public website
 
Question: Minerals WYIFS User Registration
Answer: Registration consists of completion and submission of the Wyoming Internet Filing Service Electronic Filing Agreement. You may view and print the electronic filing agreement from the WYIFS public website
 
Question: WYIFS Use Fees
Answer: WYIFS is free of charge.
 
Question: Minerals WYIFS Registered User Requirement
Answer: You must be a registered mineral taxpayer with at least one active reporting group to register as a WYIFS user. WYIFS is accessible only to registered WYIFS users.
 
Question: ACH Debit Fees
Answer: ACH Debit transactions through WYIFS are free of charge.
 
Question: Supported Browsers
Answer: Microsoft Internet Explorer (Version 7 or higher) and Mozilla Firefox. To use WYIFS, Java script must be enabled.
 
Question: Reporting Options
Answer: You can file and mail paper forms. You can file web returns via WYIFS. You can file petroleum returns via WYIFS ASCII file transfer.
 
Question: Mineral Tax Payment Options
Answer: Check, ACH Debit via WYIFS "E-Check", ACH Credit or Wire Transfer.
 
Question: Contacts
Answer: If you can not locate a solution to your WYIFS problem with the WYIFS online FAQ you can contact the Wyoming Department of Revenue Mineral Tax Division: Rick Meese (307) 777-7867; email: rick.meese@wyo.gov
 
Question: Petroleum Severance Tax
Answer: As the operator of oil and/or gas producing properties in Wyoming, or as an interest owner taking production in-kind and electing to report on your own behalf, you are required to file and pay severance taxes.
 
Question: Severance Tax Filing Frequency
Answer: You are required to report monthly unless your annual tax liability accumulation is less than $30,000. If your annual tax liability accumulation for a calendar year is less than $30,000 you can commence reporting and paying annually during the production year following the year in which the accumulated tax liability was less than $30,000. It is the taxpayer's responsibility to notify the department concerning the change from monthly to annual reporting and payment.
 
Question: Severance Tax Filing Deadline
Answer: All required monthly severance tax reports must be postmarked or successfully transferred electronically on the Wyoming Internet Filing Service, by the 25th day of the second month following production. For example, the January 2009 return is due March 25, 2009.
 
Question: Paper Forms
Answer: You can print forms from the Forms link at http://revenue.wyo.gov Please do not photocopy forms. The forms are designed for optical scanning and photocopied forms may become unreadable.
 
Question: Required Forms - Petroleum Severance Tax
Answer: MTD Form 2000 to report oil and lease condensate. MTD Form 3000 to report natural gas and plant condensate. MTD Form 2002 and MTD Form 3002 were used for reporting oil well and gas well incentives which are now expired.
 
Question: Paying by Check
Answer: Complete and submit MTD Form 9998, Mineral Payment Transmittal with each and every check submitted
 
Question: Mineral Tax Division Mailing Address
Answer: Mail all forms and correspondence to: Mineral Tax Division Wyoming Department of Revenue 122 West 25th Street Cheyenne WY 82002-0110
 
Question: Mineral Tax Reporting Help
Answer: For petroleum severance tax assistance contact: Kendra Yurek: (307) 777-7976 or email: kendra.yurek@wyo.gov For petroleum gross products tax assistance contact: Monica Spradlin: (307) 777-5319 or email:monica.spradlin@wyo.gov
 
Question: Petroleum Tax Help
Answer: For petroleum severance tax assistance contact: Kendra Yurek: (307) 777-7976 or email: kendra.yurek@wyo.gov For petroleum gross products tax assistance contact: Monica Spradlin: (307) 777-5319 or email:monica.spradlin@wyo.gov
 
Question: Filing Deadline - Annual Severance Tax Filers
Answer: Annual severance tax reports must be postmarked or successfully transferred electronically on the Wyoming Internet Filing Service, by the 25th day of the second month following December production. For example, the 2012 annual return is due February 25, 2013.
 
Question: Annual Petroleum Severance Tax Filers - Reporting Requirements
Answer: The total year for annual petroleum filers will be reported as the December production period on all severance tax forms.
 
Question: Filing Deadline - Monthly Severance Tax Filers
Answer: The severance filing calendar can be accessed from the Publications link at http://revenue.wyo.gov
 
Question: Interest Rate - Deleinquent Severance Tax
Answer: The delinquent severance tax interest rates by year can be accessed from the Publications link at http://revenue.state.wy.us.
 
Question: Filing Deadline - Gross Products Tax
Answer: All required petroleum gross products reports for the production year must be postmarked or successfully transferred via WYIFS by the 25th day of the second month following the December filing period. For example: the 2012 production year is due on February 25, 2013.
 
Question: Filing Extension-Petroleum Gross Products Tax
Answer: Extensions for cause may be granted. All extension requests must be in writing and must be postmarked by the filing deadline.
 
Question: Required Forms - Petroleum Gross Products Tax
Answer: MTD Form 4101 for oil and lease condensate, MTD Form 4111 for operators with interest owners taking oil or lease condensate production in-kind, MTD Form 4121 for oil or lease condensate from reporting groups with wells located in multiple counties and/or tax districts, MTD Form 4201 for gas and plant condensate, MTD Form 4211 for operators with interest owners taking gas or gas products production in-kind, MTD Form 4221 for gas or gas products from reporting groups with wells located in multiple counties and/or tax districts, MTD Form 4231 for natural gas plant products.
 
Question: Take In-Kind Production
Answer: An interest owner who elects to separately market their share of petroleum production under a lease or operating agreement as opposed to taking their share of the revenue is taking their share of the production in-kind. Any interest owner taking their production in-kind shall file all reports and information required relating to the sale or use of production taken in-kind and the actual quantity taken (not entitlement), including the exempt royalty burden, for which they are responsible.
 
Question: Take In-Kind Production - Operator Reporting Elections
Answer: A take in-kind interest owner may elect for operator reporting of the interest owner's production if, on or before January 1st of the production year in which operator reporting shall commence, the take in-kind interest owner notifies the operator and the Wyoming Department of Revenue Mineral Tax Division in writing of the intent to have the operator report and remit on behalf of the take in-kind interest owner. The operator reporting and remitting the interest owner's gross products tax must also report and remit severance tax.
 
Question: Mineral Taxpayer Registration
Answer: Complete and submit MTD Form 1
 
Question: Well Registration
Answer: Complete and submit an MTD Form 3 for each well whenever there is a new well, a change in the well operator, or a change in well status.
 
Question: Take In-Kind Interest Owner - Registration
Answer: Complete MTD Form 1 if you are not a registered mineral taxpayer. Next, complete MTD Form 3, sections 1,2,3, and 4
 
Question: Grouping Wells for Reporting Purposes
Answer: Complete MTD Form 3 for each well as follows: If you have a new well and would like a new reporting group number, complete sections 1, 2, and 3. If you have a new well and it qualifies for addition to an existing reporting group number, complete sections 1, 2, 3, and 4
 
Question: Reassign Well to a Different Reporting Group
Answer: Complete MTD Form 3, sections 1, 2, 3, and 4. Approved group reassignments will become effective on January 1st of the following calendar year.
 
Question: Reporting Group Number - Wells Where Production is Taken In-Kind
Answer: Contact the operator and the Mineral Tax Division to verify the current reporting group number for the well that you are taking production in-kind from.
 
Question: Change of Operator
Answer: Complete MTD Form 3, sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6
 
Question: Change In Well Status
Answer: Complete MTD Form 3, sections 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5
 
Question: Instructions - MTD Form 3
Answer: The paper version of MTD Form 3 with instructions can also be printed from the Department of Revenue website Forms link at http://revenue.wy.gov
 
Question: MTD Form 3 - WYIFS Version
Answer: MTD Form 3 can be completed and submitted from the WYIFS public website, public area
 
Question: Schedule S1 - WYIFS Version
Answer: Schedule S1 can be completed and submitted from the WYIFS public website
 
Question: Registered Minerals WYIFS Users - Account Self-Service
Answer: Taxpayers with a WYIFS user account can perform certain account actions for their Mineral Tax System Account. WYIFS users can complete the following account actions: modify contact information, change WYIFS password, view bank account information (ACH Debit Accounts), view correspondence from the Mineral Tax Division, schedule and run certain reports from the Mineral Tax System, view filing and payment history, and access certain data from the Registration, Production, and Accounting Sub-Systems of the Mineral Tax System
 
Question: Registered WYIFS Users - View Generated Reports
Answer: User generated reports will expire 5 calendar days from the date generated and will then be unavailable.
 
Question: Windows 7-File Extensions
Answer: To display file extensions for known file types in Windows, open Explorer. In Organize select Folder and Search Options and open the View Tab. In the View Tab uncheck the "Hide extensions for known file types" line then click "Okay".
 
Question: Address
Answer: https://mineral-wyifs.wy.gov
 
Question: Envelope
Answer: Envelope Manager is on the Main Screen. When you submit a return to an envelope, it will appear in the Envelope Manager where it can be edited, deleted, or submitted (filed).
 
Question: Invoice Field in ACH Debit Screen
Answer: This is an optional field that is only used if you are paying an invoice in full and have the invoice number. Leave this field blank for all other payments.
 
Question: Form 4231 Plant Product Detail Multiple Processing Plants
Answer: A Form 4231 is required for each plant that initially processes gas from a Reporting Group. If multiple plants initially process gas from the same Reporting Group, a separate Form 4231 is required for each plant for that Reporting Group. If the same gas is initially processed in a plant and then the same gas is then further processed in a different plant. A Form 4231 is only required for the plant that initially processed that gas.
 



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