Arizona Form W-2 & A1-R
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Arizona State Filing Requirements

  • The Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement should be filed with the State of Arizona for the 2020 Tax Year.
  • The State of Arizona also mandates the filing of Form A1-R, Withholding Reconciliation Return, for 2020.
January 31, 2021

Arizona Form W-2 filing deadline - January 31, 2021

January 31, 2021

Arizona Form A1-R filing deadline - January 31, 2021

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Q. Does Arizona mandate W-2 filing?

A. Yes, the Arizona Department of Revenue mandates the W-2 filing if there was a state tax withholding.

Q. Does Arizona require any additional forms to be submitted while filing W-2?

A. Yes. The state of Arizona requires additional forms depending on your method of W-2 filing.

When you file W-2 electronically, you must include Form A1-R. Here, at TaxBandits, we help you complete both W-2 and Form A1-R. Just create a FREE account with TaxBandits to e-file your W2s before the deadline.

If you wish to paper file W-2, you must attach W-3 and A1-R.

Q. What is the deadline to file W-2 with Arizona?

A. The deadline to file Form W2 with Arizona is January 31, 2021.

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

Q. Can I electronically file W-2 with Arizona?

A. Yes, you can e-file W-2 with the state of Arizona. When e-filing, you must attach Form A1-R. To help you complete your W-2s, TaxBandits, an IRS-authorized e-file provider, is here. We simplify your W-2 filing process with the State of Arizona. Create a FREE account with TaxBandits to e-file W-2s before the deadlines.

Q. What are the W-2 penalties for Arizona?

A. The State of Arizona will impose penalties for the following:

  • Late filing of W2
  • Late payment of state withholding taxes
  • Underpayment of taxes

Form W2 penalties for Arizona - 2020

Form W-2 Penalty
Late filing 4.5% of your tax for each month you are late
Late payment of taxes 5% of your tax for each month you are late
Underpayment of taxes 5% of your unpaid tax for each month you are late

Q. Can I file the correction form W-2c with the State of Arizona?

A. Yes, you can file W-2c with Arizona to clarify any errors. The state of Arizona accepts both e-filing and paper filing of W-2c. However, e-filing is an easier way to file W-2c.

If you choose to paper file W-2c, be sure to attach the amended A1-R & W-3 and send
them to the address below.

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Arizona Department of Revenue,
P.O. Box 29009,
Phoenix, AZ 85038

Q. Where do I mail W-2 forms when filing with the State of Arizona?

A. Mailing Form W-2 copies is only mandatory when you paper file. If you prefer e-filing, you don’t have to submit any paper copies. In general, e-filing is more convenient, and you can easily track your return status.

TaxBandits is here to provide a smooth e-filing experience, just create a FREE account to begin completing the e-filing of W-2.

If you still prefer paper filing your W-2s, be sure to include a W-3 and A1-R and mail them
to the following address.

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Arizona Department of Revenue,
P.O. Box 29009,
Phoenix, AZ 85038-9009

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