How to E-file Form W2c Online for 2023 Tax Year with TaxBandits?
Follow the simple steps below to correct W2-Cs individually
What Information can I correct with
You can correct the following information on your w2 form
- 1. Incorrect tax year
- 2. Incorrect employee names or Social Security Numbers
3. Incorrect employee earnings or tax withholdings:
- Wages, Tips and Other Compensation
- Social Security Wages, tips, & tax withheld
- Federal Income Tax Withheld
- Allocated Tips, Dependent Care Benefits
- Incorrect state/local information (only if applicable)
Do you need to correct any of the above on a W-2 you already filed?
How to correct or void W2-C forms in bulk with TaxBandits?
Follow the simple steps below to correct W2-Cs in Bulk
File W2c Online with TaxBandits User-Friendly Features
Our system lets you correct W2s for multiple employees in one go. You can just export their form data as an Excel file, make the necessary changes, upload the file back, and transmit it.
Choose our postal mailing option to deliver your Form W-2c copies, and TaxBandits will deliver the recipient through postal mail on your behalf.
Your employees can access our secure online portal to download their corrected copies.
When you e-file your W-2c Form with TaxBandits your Form W-3c will be generated for your reference.
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I found myself in a bit of a pickle when I realized I had made a mistake on my employee's Form W-2 back in January. Thanks to TaxBandits, I was able to correct the error promptly and avoid any nasty penalties.
No need to manually enter all the corrected information, and then go back to the mail to return the forms. With just a few clicks, I can effortlessly file my amendments. It's that simple and hassle-free!
Filing multiple forms might result in errors, but with TaxBandits, I can easily file W-2c forms instantly. It's a relief knowing that the process is streamlined and error-free!
Frequently Asked Questions on W2c
What is Federal Form W-2c?
A W-2c form is an IRS tax document used to correct or amend a W-2. A W-2 needs to be amended with a W-2C when an error is made when reporting employee income. Typical errors found on W-2s include
- Incorrect name
- Incorrect SSN
- Incorrect amount entered
- Incorrect tax year and EIN
Employers are required to provide employees with the Corrected W-2 Forms, ensuring that both parties have accurate and updated information for tax
When is the due date to file Form W-2c?
There is no specific deadline for filing Form W-2c. However, the SSA suggests that you file Form W-2c as soon as you discover an error(s) on your original
How do I correct incorrect name or SSN in Form W-2?
If there is an error in the employee name or SSN in the W-2 Form reported, fill in boxes “a” to ‘i” in Form W2c and send the form to the SSA. Also, file Form W-2c and W-3c and send it to the SSA.
How do I correct the incorrect year or EIN on Form W-2?
In order to correct the employer’s TIN and Tax year, you will need to contact the Social Security Administration (SSA). The Employer Service Liaison Officer (ESLO) of the SSA will provide assistance with all necessary procedures and applications. For more information, visit: https://www.ssa.gov/employer/wagereporting_specialists.htm
How to Make W2 Corrections in Bulk?
If you need to file W-2 corrections for multiple Employees, you can use our Bulk Corrections option. Follow these simple steps to efficiently correct multiple returns at once:
- Navigate to the dashboard and select "W2 Corrections" and tax year.
- Choose the business and employees you need to correct or void.
- Select the bulk correction option and export the form information as an Excel file.
- Update the necessary corrected information within the Excel file.
- Upload the modified file back into the system.
- Review the corrections made and transmit the returns to the IRS.
Click here to learn more about how to correct W-2 in Bulk.
What are the penalties for filing W-2 with incorrect information?
Failing to file a Form W-2 with accurate information by the January 31 deadline can result in penalties. It's important to note that filing Form W-2c alone does not guarantee you’ll walk away penalty-free. However, if a reasonable cause is provided for the incorrect W-2 filing, the Social Security Administration (SSA) may grant an exemption from penalties.
Where to send the corrected W2 Form?
If you are filing Form W-2c by paper, send the corrected W2 Form to the following address:
Social Security Administration,
Direct Operations Center,
P.O. Box 3333,
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18767-3333