Expenditure Restraint Program

State Budget Funding


Under the 2020-21 state budget funding for the Expenditure Restraint (ERP) remains at the same level as in the past, $58 million annually. 

Eligibility


The Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) posted the 2020 Expenditure Restraint Program (ERP) Worksheet in My DOR Government Account (MyDORGov) on April 2, 2020. Notifications were sent directly to the 463 municipalities that are eligible to electronically file (e-file) the 2020 ERP Worksheet.  The worksheet must be completed and filed by May 1, 2020.

General Information

  • Municipalities are eligible to e-file if your municipal-only 2019 property tax rate exceeds five mills
  • Form is available in MyDORGov
  • Due date – May 1, 2020
  • Only eligible municipalities can access the 2020 ERP Worksheet
  • Municipalities that do not file by May 1, 2020 are not eligible to receive a 2021 ERP payment

DOR Individual Community Limit Notice

 
On October 31, 2019 DOR posted on its website each community's 2020 Expenditure Restraint Program Budget Limit Notice. 

Scroll to the bottom of the DOR Report page on their website, or we have copied the links here for you to click through directly:

Expenditure Restraint Program

ERP Budget Limit Notices - October