Overview of W-3

Use ExpressTaxFillings For Proper W-3

The Form W-3 is the transmittal copy of the Form W-2. Basically, this form states the tax and wage statement of employees for the previous tax year. While Form W-2 consists of information such as medicare wages, SSA wages, and various other withholdings, the Form W-3 is nothing but the summary of the W-2 forms and contains the total wages of the employees as per the respective return of the SSA.

Deadline for W-3

The deadline for Form W-3, which should only be sent to the SSA when paper filing, has changed this year

Paper Filing Deadline

January 31, 2017

Required Information for E-Filing W-3

What Employers Need to Complete Form W-3
  • Employer Details: Name, EIN, Employer Code, Employer Type, and Address
  • Employee Details: Name, SSN, Address, and Contact Information
  • Federal Details: Federal Income and Federal Tax Withheld
  • State Filing Details: State Income and State Tax Withheld
  • Total Number of Accompanying W-2 Forms

Where Do I File W-3 Form

Using ExpressTaxFilings you won't have to file Form W-3, however, you will get a copy of it from us. Once the form W-2 is transmitted, the W-3 form will be generated based on your return and you can take the printout of it.

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