W-2 Form

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W-2 Form

A form that an employer provides an employee each year indicating the employee's wages, salary, and/or tips and the amount of tax withheld over the course of the year. This helps the employee calculate his/her income tax liability. The W-2 form is the most common tax form in the United States, and every employer is required to provide it to every employee. See also: W-4 Form.
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199A must have been filed on Form W-2 with the Social Security Administration within 60 days after the due date for that filing and must be with respect to employees of the taxpayer for employment by the taxpayer.
The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act requires employers to file their copies of Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, and Form W-3, Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements, with the Social Security Administration by Jan.
Give your employees their copies of Form W-2 for 2018.
We will cover how your duplicate form W-2 request form and procedures should be set up and in place in advance of issuing the forms and how it will assist you when processing those requests in the upcoming year.
According to Sorrell, employers should review the accuracy of the following information required for the Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement:
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In fact, in many instances the employer of record fisted on a Form W-2 will differ from the employer required to file information returns under Sec.
Employers, including those with grandfathered plans, must report the "aggregate cost" of "applicable employer sponsored coverage" on an employee's Form W-2. This cost generally consists of employer-sponsored coverage under a group health plan (insured or self-funded) that is excludable from the employee's gross income.
The back of Copy B of Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, has a statement about the EIC that represents sufficient notice.
The law imposes new reporting requirements on both public and private employers, beginning January 2013, to report the value of the health insurance coverage they provide on each employee's annual Form W-2. The W-2 reporting is for informational purposes only, and according to IRS Notice 20129 is intended to show employees the value of their health-care benefits so they can be more informed consumers.
This information must be reported on the Form W-2, which is used to report employee wages and withholding.
The IRS issued interim guidance to employers concerning informational reporting on each employee's annual Form W-2 of the cost of the health insurance coverage that employers sponsor for employees.