FAQs on W-2 Forms

What is Form W-3 and when it is used?

Form W-3 is the transmittal of Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement. It is meant to summarize the information found on the W-2 Forms.

Form W-3 is used to show total earnings, Social Security wages, Medicare wages, and withholdings for all the employees reported on Form W-2.

When to use Form W-3?
Important: Form W-3 is required only when you choose to paper file your Form W-2. If you choose to file your Form W-2 electronically , Form W-3 is not required.

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With TaxBandits, you can file your W-2s with both the Federal and State in addition to distributing employee copies by postal mail. Also, provide your employees with online access for copies of their W-2. Form W-3 will also be generated for your records.
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