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Frequently Asked Questions on Form W-2
What is Form W2?
Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, is filed by employers with the SSA to report their employees' annual wages and taxes withheld from employee paychecks. Employers also send copies of forms to the employees and file W-2 with the state.
When is Form W2 due?
The due date to file Form W-2 with the SSA and send employee copies for the 2020 tax year is February 01, 2021. If you miss filing Form W-2, there will be penalties, you need to pay to the SSA
What are the different copies available for Form W2?
An employer requires to distribute the copies of Form W-2 as follows:
- Copy A — For Social Security Administration
- Copy 1 — For State, City, or Local Tax Department
- Copy D — For Employer’s Records
- Copy B — To Be Filed With Employee’s FEDERAL Tax Return
- Copy C — For Employee’s Records
- Copy 2 — To Be Filed With Employee’s State, City, or Local Income Tax Return
How to complete Form W2 using ExpressEfile?
Get started with ExpressEfile and complete your Form W-2 filing in 3 simple steps.
Here is the step-by-step guide to complete your Form W-2 with ExpressEfile.
Step 1: Enter Form W-2 Information
Create an account with ExpressEfile and choose Form W-2 from the supported forms. Fill out the form W-2 information as you fill out a physical form.
Step 2: Review Form W-2
Review your draft W-2 form and make sure all the information provided is correct. If there are mistakes, you may edit and update the form. Our built-in audit check will also prompt you to correct errors, if any, based on the IRS business rules.
Step 3: Transmit Form W2 to the SSA
If there are no mistakes found on the draft forms, transmit the W2 return directly to the SSA. Once your return is processed, you’ll receive an email.
What is the penalty for not filing Form W2?
You will be charged a penalty under section 6721 if you fail to file Form W-2 by the due date.
If you file Form W2,
- within 30 days of the due date, you will be charged a penalty of $50 per Form W-2.
- after 30 days of the due date, you will be charged a penalty of $110 per Form W-2.
- after August 1, you will be charged a penalty of $270 per Form W-2.