Colorado W-2 Reporting Requirements

  • File W-2 with Colorado
  • File W-2 with Federal

Does Colorado mandate filing W2 forms?

Yes. The Colorado Department of Revenue requires you to file your W2 form even if there was no state withholding.

Does Colorado have any additional requirements when filing w2 forms?

Yes. You need to file the Transmittal Form DR 1093 as well.

What information must be reported on Form DR 1093?

Form DR 1093 is a Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements used to report the total wages and taxes for all employees.

What are the due dates to e file W2 and DR 1093 forms to the state of Colorado?

The filing due date for both Form W2 & DR 1093 is the last day of January.

What are the requirements for filing W2 online?

All employers must submit a copy of their state W2 and DR 1093 Reconciliation Forms electronically if you have a balance due or overpayment.

Does TaxBandits support the filing for Form W2 & Colorado State Form DR 1093?

Sadly, no, TaxBandits does not support the filing of Form DR 1093 for the state of Colorado, but we do support the Colorado W2.

What is the penalty for filing Federal Form W-2 and Colorado State Form DR 1093 late?

You will be penalized for filing Form W-2 & Form DR 1093 late with the Colorado Department of Revenue. The minimum penalty for filing late is $5. To avoid late filing penalties, file your return by the original deadline. Learn more about Form W-2 penalties in detail by visiting

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