1. Arizona Form W-2 Filing Requirements for the 2020 Tax Year
Employers in Arizona must file Form W-2 with the state in addition to federal filing only if there is a state withholding to report.
As an employer in the state of Arizona, you must file
Form W-2 - Wage and Tax Statements
Form A1-R- Arizona Withholding Reconciliation Return
2. Arizona Form A1-R (Arizona Withholding Reconciliation Return)
Form A1-R is an Annual Withholding Reconciliation return for reporting the total tax amount withheld from wages and other payments reportable to Arizona.
Arizona requires Form A1-R along with the Form W-2.
3. Arizona Form W-2 Filing Deadline
The deadline for filing Form W-2 and the Arizona Withholding Reconciliation Return Form A1-R with the Arizona state is January 31st, 2021.
Don’t wait until the deadline. Prepare and e-file your forms today, and have us mail your employee copies on your behalf.
4. Arizona Form W-2 Penalty
If you miss filing your Form W-2 with Arizona or file after the deadline,The penalty for failing to
file, filing late or filing an incomplete return is $100 for each month or fraction of a month that the failure continues, up to a maximum of $500.
5. Filing Form W-2s with the state of Arizona
The State of Arizona suggests filers file Forms electronically for quick processing and to get instant updates on the filing status.