Georgia Form W-2 & G-1003 Filing Requirements

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Georgia State Filing Requirements

  • The Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, should be filed with the State of Georgia for the 2020 Tax Year.
  • The State of Georgia also mandates the filing of Form G-1003, Transmittal of Withholding Income Tax Statements, for 2020.
February 01 2021

The Georgia Form W-2 filing deadline isFebruary 01 2021

January 31, 2021

The Georgia Form G-1003 filing deadline isJanuary 31, 2021

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Q. Does Georgia mandate W-2 filing?

A. Yes! The State of Georgia mandates the filing of W-2 if it reflects the state income tax withholding.

Q. Does Georgia require any additional forms to be submitted when filing W-2?

A. Yes! The State of Georgia expects you to submit additional forms based on the type of filing.

When e-filing, you must submit G-1003, Income Statement Transmittal, with your W-2s. Here at TaxBandits, we support the e-filing of W-2. We also support Form G-1003. Just create a FREE account at TaxBandits and e-file your W-2 to stay compliant with Georgia.

If you prefer paper filing of W-2, you need to submit both W-3 and G-1003 to the state.

Q. What is the deadline to file W-2 with Georgia?

A. For 2020, the deadline to file Form W-2 along with the G-1003 is January 31, 2021. If you fail to file on or before the deadline, you will be penalized by the State of Georgia.

Note: If the deadline falls on a weekend or federal holiday, the next weekday is the deadline.

Q. Can I electronically file W-2 with Georgia?

A. Yes, you can e-file W-2s with the State of Georgia. While e-filing W-2s, you must attach G-1003. Keep in mind that it is mandatory to e-file if you are filing 250 or more W2s.

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Q. What are the W-2 penalties for Georgia?

A. The W-2 penalties associated with the state of Georgia are given below:

No of days delayed Penalty for not filing W-2 on time Penalty for not furnishing W-2 copies to employees
Within 30 calendar days after the original due date $10/per return
The penalty shall not exceed $50,000
$10/per return
The penalty shall not exceed $50,000
31 - 210 calendar days after the original due date $20/per return
The penalty shall not exceed $100,000
$20/per return
The penalty shall not exceed $100,000
211 calendar days and beyond $50/per return
The penalty shall not exceed $200,000
$50/per return
The penalty shall not exceed $200,000

To avoid unnecessary penalties, you must file and furnish employee copies on time.

Q. Can I file the correction Form W-2c with the State of Georgia?

A. Yes! You can file W-2c with Georgia to correct the previously filed W-2s. The state accepts both the paper filing and e-filing of W-2c. Between these methods, e-filing is more convenient, and you can submit W-2c
in a few minutes.

If you still decide to paper file W-2c, send the copies to the address below:

W-2c mailing address

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Withholding Tax Unit,
1800 Century Blvd, 8th floor,
Atlanta, GA 30345.

Q. Where do I mail W-2 forms when filing with the State of Georgia?

A. You are required to mail in the W-2 copies only when you paper file. When mailing W-2s, Form G-1003 & W-3 should be attached. Keep in mind that it is mandatory to e-file if you are filing 250 or more W2s.

E-filing is the best choice for submitting W-2s quickly. This filing method enables you to easily track your return.

If you still prefer paper filing of W-2s, send the copies to the address below:

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Georgia Department of Revenue,
Processing Center,
P. O. Box 105685,
Atlanta, GA 30348-5685

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