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Alabama Form W-2 & A-3 Filing Requirements
for 2023

The State of Alabama Mandates W-2 Filing!

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Alabama W2 Reporting Requirements

The State of Alabama mandates filing Form W2 with the state agency under the following conditions:

Scenario If there is any Alabama State Tax Withholding If there is no Alabama State Tax Withholding
Filing Method Direct State Filing
Additional Forms Form A-3 (Annual Reconciliation of Alabama Income Tax Withheld) Not Required
Due Date January 31, 2024

The State of Alabama requires the following Forms:

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does Alabama require W2 filing?

Yes, the Alabama Department of Revenue mandates the filing of the W2 Forms even if there is no state tax withholding.

Does Alabama have any additional requirements when you file W2 forms?

Yes. The state of Alabama requires additional forms to file along with Form W2. Alabama has an additional form A-3 (Reconciliation) to be sent if there is a state tax withheld.

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Note: When you E-file Form W2 Online with TaxBandits, we will take care of the reconciliation Form A-3.

What is Form A-3?

Form A-3 is an Annual Reconciliation used to report the total income taxes withheld from employees and taxes remitted to the state. Also, it is used to claim an overpayment refund or pay if the taxes are underpaid.

What is the due date to file W2 with Alabama?

The filing due date for both the Form W-2 & A-3 with Alabama is January 31.

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Note: If the due date falls on a weekend or federal holiday, the next business day is the deadline.

What are the requirements to file W2 electronically with Alabama?

The State of Alabama mandates filing electronically if you are submitting 25 or more W2s. However, if you have paid your taxes electronically during the year, you are required to file W2 electronically.

What are the penalties for not filing or filing W2 late with Alabama?

A penalty of $50 will be imposed for each Form W-2 not filed on time with the state of Alabama. Learn more about Form W-2 penalties.

Where do I mail Alabama W2 forms?

Mail your Form W2s along with Form A-3 to the following address.

Alabama Department of Revenue,
Withholding Tax Section,
P.O. Box 327480,
Montgomery, AL 36132-7480.

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