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How to E-file Form W-2G Online for 2023 with TaxBandits

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Form W-2 for 2021

Select the Form W-2G, choose the appropriate tax year and proceed. With TaxBandits you can file your Form W-2G for current and previous tax years.

Enter Form W-2 Information

Enter the required information on the Form W-2G either manually or bulk upload through custom CSV/Excel templates.

Review Form W-2

Review the information entered on the Form W-2G and make necessary changes if needed.

Transmit your Form W-2 to the SSA/State

After reviewing the form, transmit the completed Form W-2G to the IRS and State.

Distribute Recipient Copy (Online/Postal)

You can opt to distribute your recipient copies either through postal mailing or secure online portal.

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What Information is Required to File Form W-2G Online?

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  • 1. Payer’s Information
  • 2. Reportable winnings
  • 3. TIN of winner
  • 4. Date of winnings
  • 5. Federal income tax withholding information
  • 6. State and local income tax withholding information

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TIN matching

TIN Matching

TaxBandits helps reduce the chance of TIN errors by validating your employee's TIN against the SSA database.

Postal Mail & Online Access

Postal Mail & Online Access

TaxBandits delivers your employee copies by postal mail and through a secure online access.

USPS Address Validation

USPS Address Validation

All the addresses entered on your Forms will be validated through our USPS Address Validation to verify that you have entered the right addresses on your Form.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Form W-2G?

Form W-2G is used to report certain gambling winnings during a given tax year. The types of gambling activities included in this form are horse racing, dog racing, sweepstakes, wagering pools, lotteries, bingo and slot machine winnings, and poker tournament winnings.

When is the deadline to file Form W-2G?

January 31, 2024. is the due date to distribute copies of Form W-2G to a recipient. If you choose to file by paper, the deadline is February 28, 2024 for the 2023 Tax Year. The Form W-2G electronic filing deadline is on April 1, 2024.Unlike Form W-2, Form W-2G is filed with the IRS, not the SSA. As with other IRS tax forms.

Do I Need to Report my Gambling Winnings?

Depending on the total amount of winnings and the way in which they were won, this will determine whether or not you need to report them on Form W-2G. For example, you will need to report the following:

  • $1200 or more from Bingo or slot machines
  • $1500 or more from a keno game
  • $5000 or more from a poker tournament
  • Any other winnings of $600 or more or 300 times the amount wagered
  • Winnings that are subject to federal income tax withholding.

How to file Form W-2G online?

Electronic filing is the preferred IRS method for Form W-2G. It is also an easier process that comes with many added benefits. For example, when you choose to e-file Form W-2G with TaxBandits, we audit your form using the IRS Business Rules to help you file accurately. We also provide instant IRS updates on the status of your form. To begin filing Form W-2G online, create a free TaxBandits account.

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