How to file Form W-2 Electronically?

How to file Form w-2 electronically

Filing Form W-2 electronically is mandatory for employers that have over 250 forms. However, there is no minimum limit for it. So even if you have a single employee that works for you, you can file it electronically.

To begin with filing W-2 or W-3, you must register to the Social Security website’s Business Services Online. You can complete your registration in minutes by clicking the Complete Phone Registration button.

Business Online Services – Social Security Administration

You must use the User ID that was issued to you during the registration process. Along with the User ID, you’ll need to provide your

  • First name
  • Last Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Social Security Number
    • Those who do not have a Social Security Number must leave it empty.

After you set a password for yourself, you can start filing your employees’ W-2. If you don’t know how to file Form W-2 or if it’s your first time, you can see our instructions for Form W-2 by clicking the link below.

Form W-2 Filing Instructions for 2020

When is Form W-2 Due?

There is no specific due date for filing Form W-2. Instead, all employers must complete and submit employees their W-2 by the end of January. Form W-2 due date for 2020 is January 31st. For the future years, if the January 31st is on a weekend on holiday, the next working day will be the due date for filing W-2.

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