Illinois Form W-2 & IL-941 Filing Requirements

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Illinois State Filing

Illinois Requires

  • Form W-2 - Wage and Tax Statements
  • Form-IL-941 - Withholding Income Tax Return
  • Deadline to File Form W-2 with Illinois - January 31, 2020
  • Deadline to File Form-IL-941 with Illinois - January 31, 2020

TaxBandits supports the filing of Form W-2 with both the Federal and State of Illinois.

Q. Does Illinois mandate W2 filing?

A. Yes, the Illinois Department of Revenue mandates the filing of the W2 Forms even if there is no state a tax withholding.

Q. Does Illinois have any additional requirements when you file W2 forms?

A. Yes. Illinois has an additional Form IL-941 (Withholding Income Tax Return) to be sent only if there is a state tax withholding.

Q. What is Form WT-7?

A. Form WT-7 is an annual withholding form used to report total income tax withheld from employees.

Q. What is the due date to file W2 with Illinois?

A. The filing due date for both Form W2 and Form WT-7 with Illinois is January 31.

Q. What are the requirements to file W2 electronically with Illinois?

A. The State of Illinois mandates filing electronically only.

Q. What are the penalties for not filing or filing W2 late with Illinois?

A. A penalty of $5 will be imposed for each Form W2 not filed on time with the state of Illinois.

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