FAQs on W-2 Forms

What are the Uses for the Different Copies of Form W-2?

Form W-2 comes with Six different copies of which each is used to serve various purposes.

Copy A For Social Security Administration. This page is attached to Form W-3 for the Social Security Administration.
Copy B To Be Filed With Employee’s FEDERAL Tax Return. This information is furnished to the Internal Revenue Service.
Copy C For EMPLOYEE’S RECORDS.
Copy D For Employer.
Copy 1 For State, City or Local Tax Department
Copy 2 To Be Filed With Employee’s State, City or Local Income Tax Return.

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