Licensed under Section 138.14, Wis. Stats., payday lenders lend money to consumers and are allowed to accept the consumer's check(s) or authorization for electronic fund transfer(s) and hold the check(s) or authorization for a period of time before presenting the check(s) or initiating the electronic fund transfer(s) in payment of the loan. The loans offered by payday lenders are limited to $1,500 or 35% of a consumer’s gross monthly income, whichever is less.
- Payday Lender Annual Report
- Payday Lender Forms
- View the Payday Lender Statutes
- View the Payday Lender Administrative Rules (Bkg. 75)
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) about Payday Lenders
- Order Regarding Database Transaction Fee - effective 7/1/11
- Pre-Loan Disclosure – – Payday lender licensees must use this form to provide an applicant with the disclosures required by s. 138.14(9g)(a)1., 2., 4., 5. and 6., Stats., before entering into a payday loan with the applicant. The form must be delivered to the customer in the English and Spanish languages, or at the customer's option, in the English or Spanish language.
- Repayment Plan Offer – Payday lender licensees must use this form if a customer fails to repay a subsequent loan.
- Wisconsin Guide to Payday Loans – Payday lender licensees must provide this form to payday loan applicants before the licensee enters into a payday loan with the applicant.