W-3 Form

A W-3 Form is a summary page of all W-2 forms issued by the employer. This Form includes the total amount for all employees under the employer during the tax year.

WHO NEEDS TO FILE W-3 FORMS?


Anyone required to file W-2 Forms must file W-3 Forms to transmit Copy A of W-2 Forms. Even if there is only one paper W-2 Form being filed a W-3 is still required.

There is no reason to file W-3 Form alone. There is also no need to file a Form W-3 for Form(s) W-2 that were submitted electronically to the SSA. If you are filing your W-2 forms electronically a separate W-3 Form is not needed.

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Due Dates for W-3 Form Tax Year 2016

Jan

31

Tuesday

W-2 filing

Provide 2016 W-3 Form to all Recipients

Jan

31

Tuesday

W-2 filing

Paper Filing Deadline to send the 2016 W-3 Form

Jan

31

Tuesday

W-2 filing

E-file Deadline for 2016 SSA
W-3 Form

WHERE CAN I FILE A W-3 FORM?


The SSA strongly suggests that employers report W-3 Forms and Form W-2 Copy A electronically instead of on paper. E-filing can save you time and effort and helps ensure accuracy.

ExpressTaxfilings.com is the easiest - we transmit it all to the SSN for you! Or, print paper copies and mail them to the SSN and recipient.


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If you are PAPER FILING, send this entire page with the entire Copy A page of Form(s) W-2 to:

Social Security Administration,
Data Operations Center,
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18769-0001.


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