How to Complete IRS Form W-2?

Business owner worried about filing his IRS Form W-2


Have you waited until the last minute to file employee Form W-2? Well, here is what you need to know about filing Form W-2:


Copies of Form W-2

  • Copy A is sent to the Social Security Administration (SSA). This should be printed on a laser-scannable red form.
  • Copy 1 is filed with the appropriate city, state, or local government authorities
  • Copy B is used by your employee to file their federal tax return
  • Copy C is for your employees personal records
  • Copy 2 is required if the employee will use this copy for filing city, state, or local tax returns
  • Copy D is for you and your employer records


What Information Will I Need to Complete Form W-2?

Employer/Business Information:

  • Small business owner has to file IRS Form W-2Your EIN (Employer Identification Number)
  • Employer Code
  • Employer Type
  • Name of your business
  • Business Address
  • Your Business’s State Tax ID Number


Employee Information:

  • Full Name
  • Address
  • Social Security Number
  • Retirement Plan Details
  • Special Benefits


Employee Salary/Wage Information:

  • Total Wages and other compensation
  • Total Social Security Withholdings
  • Total Medicare Withholdings
  • Allocated Tips and Social Security Tips



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