Form W-3 is the transmittal copy of Form W-2. This form states the tax and wage statement of all the employees while Form W-2 consists of information such as medicare wages, SSA wages, and other various withholdings. Essentially, Form W-3 is the summary of filed W-2 Forms.
Form W-3 is required to be submitted along with Copy A of the W-2 Form for each employee. The total of each tax and wage statement on Form W-3 must equal to the total of all the tax and wages reported on the filed W-2 Forms.
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While e-filing your W-2 Forms with our software, your Form W-3 will gets auto-generated based on the information on your W-2s. Start E-filing your W2s Now!
Note: The SSA strongly recommend employers to file Form W-2 electronically. Form W-3 is required only when paper filing.
The above mentioned information is needed only if you are filing W2 by paper. Form W3 will generate automatically if you are filing W2 returns with our e-filing software. Start E-filing Now
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