Kentucky W-2 Reporting Requirements

Does Kentucky mandate W2 filing?

Yes. The Kentucky Department of Revenue requires online W2 filing even if there is no state withholding.

Does Kentucky have any additional requirements when filing W2 forms?

Yes. You need to file Form K-3 as part of your W2 filing.

What information is reported on Form K-3?

Form K-3 is an annual reconciliation used to report wages and taxes withheld from employees’ paychecks.

What are the due dates to electronically file Form W-2 & Form K-3 to the state of Kentucky?

The filing due date for both the Form W-2 & K-3 is the last day of January.

What are the requirements for electronic filing?

The state of Kentucky requires electronic submission if you are filing W-2 forms numbering 25 or more.

Does TaxBandits support Form W-2 & Kentucky State Form K-3 filings?

No. TaxBandits only supports W2 filing to the State of Kentucky. You need to take care of Filing Form K-3 to the State.

What is the penalty for filing W2 forms and K-3s late in the state of Kentucky?

Late filing penalties in the state of Kentucky are based on the amount of tax liability and the amount of tax paid late. The minimum amount of each penalty is $10 and the percentage of each penalty will not exceed 20 percent. Also, you will be also penalized, for filing the Federal Form W-2 late. Learn more about the late Form W2 filing penalties by visiting

Where do I mail my W2 filing for Kentucky?

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Form W-2, 1099, 94x Filing is due by January 31, 2019.

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