Iowa W-2 Reporting Requirements

  • File W-2 with Iowa
  • File W-2 with Federal
  • File VSP Form 44-007

Does Iowa mandate filing W2 forms?

Yes. The Iowa Department of Revenue requires you file W2 only if there is state withholding.

Does Iowa have any additional filing requirements?

Yes, you are responsible for filing annual reconciliation form “Iowa Withholding Annual VSP (Verified Summary of Payment) Report 44-007.”

What information do I need to report on VSP Form 44-007?

VSP Form 44-007 is an annual reconciliation used to report employee/payee earnings and Iowa state taxes withheld during the year. Even if you were not required to withhold Iowa tax, you need to file the VSP showing “zero” due if you are registered as withholding agent. Do not mail any payment or copies of W-2s with the VSP.

What are the due dates to e-file W2 & VSP Form 44-007 to the state of Iowa?

The filing due date for both Forms is the last day of January.

What are the requirements for electronic filing?

The State of Iowa accepts your Forms only if you file W2 online.

Does TaxBandits support the filing of Form W-2 & Iowa State Form 44-007?

Yes, TaxBandits supports filing W2 forms for the state of Iowa. TaxBandits also supports the filing of the Annual Reconciliation Form 44-007.

What is penalty for filing Iowa W-2s and 44-007s late?

A penalty of 10% will be added to the tax due for failure to file W2 forms in a timely fashion if at least 90% of the correct amount of tax is not paid by the due date. A penalty of 5% of the tax due will be added if the return is mailed in on time but 90% of the correct amount of tax is unpaid by the due date.

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