Iowa Form W-2 & 44-007 VSP
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Iowa State Filing Requirements

  • The Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, should be filed with the State of Iowa for 2020 Tax Year.
  • The State of Iowa also mandates the filing of Form 44-007 VSP, Withholding Annual
    VSP Report, for 2020.
February 15, 2021

Iowa Form W-2 filing deadline -February 15, 2021

February 15, 2021

Iowa Form 44-007 VSP filing deadline - February 15, 2021

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Q. Does Iowa mandate W-2 filing for 2020?

A. Yes, Iowa mandates the filing of the W2 forms if there is a state tax withholding.

Note: The state does not accept paper copies of W-2.

Q. Does Iowa require any additional forms to be submitted while filing W-2?

A. Yes! The state of Iowa requires you to submit Form 44-007, Withholding Annual VSP Report. It should be filed separately from W-2s, and it is due by February 15, 2021.

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

A. For the tax year 2020, the deadline to file Form W-2 with Iowa is February 15, 2021. Form 44-007 VSP should be filed on or before February 15, 2021. If you fail to file on time, the State of Iowa will impose penalties.

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 Iowa?

A. Yes, the State of Iowa supports the electronic filing of W-2s. In fact, e-filing is the only accepted filing method by the state.

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

A. Failure to file W-2 or pay taxes on time with the State of Iowa and not furnishing payee copies will
result in penalties.

  • Penalties for filing W-2 late
    • If you do not file your W2 by the due date and at least 90% of the tax amount is not paid, the penalty would be an additional 10% of your unpaid tax.
  • Penalties for not paying the state withholding tax on time
    • If you have filed your W-2 on time but failed to pay at least 90% of the tax amount, the penalty would be an additional 5% of your unpaid tax.

    Note: You will never be subject to both penalties above.

Q. Can I file the correction form W-2c with the State of Iowa?

A. Yes, you can file the corrected W-2 with Iowa. Remember, the state does not have a separate process for correcting the W-2 or support W-2c. If you want to correct the previously filed W-2, you must file a
new W-2 electronically.

Note: Paper copies should not be submitted.

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

A. You should not send the paper copies of W-2 to the state because it has mandated the e-filing of W-2. Check out TaxBandits, an IRS-certified e-file provider! Here at TaxBandits, we support a bulk upload option to transmit multiple W-2s simultaneously.

However, you can submit the paper copies of Form 44-007, Withholding Annual VSP Report. Mail your
Form 44-007 copies to the following address.

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