Maryland Form W-2 & MW508
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Maryland W-2 State Filing Requirements

  • The Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, should be filed with the
    State of Maryland for the 2021 Tax Year.
  • Maryland also mandates the filing of Form MW508, Annual Employer Withholding Reconciliation Return, for 2021.
January 31, 2022

Maryland Form W-2 filing deadline - January 31, 2022.

January 31, 2022

Maryland Form MW508 filing deadline - January 31, 2022.

TaxBandits is here to help you with Federal and State filing of Form W-2. Also, you can file Maryland Reconciliation Form MW508.

Q. Does Maryland mandate W-2 filing for 2021?

A. Yes! The State of Maryland mandates the filing of Form W-2 only if there is a state tax withholding.

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

A. Yes! When you file W-2 with Maryland, it requires additional forms to be submitted.

E-filing - You are required to submit only Form MW508 (Annual Employer Withholding Reconciliation Return). If you prefer e-filing, TaxBandits is here to help you. Just Create a FREE account in TaxBandits to complete your W-2s in a few minutes.

Paper-filing - When you paper file W-2s, attach Form MW508 and W-3.

Note: When you E-file Form W-2 with TaxBandits, we will take care of the reconciliation Form KW-3

Q. What are the special fields required when filing a Form W-2 with Maryland?

A. When e-filing Form W-2 for Maryland, the state requires

  • Maryland State Pick-up Amount
  • Employee Withholding Allowance (Number of exemptions claimed on Form W-4 Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate) as their special field.

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

A. The deadline to file Form W-2 with Maryland is
January 31.

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 Maryland?

A. Yes, the State of Maryland supports the electronic filing of W-2s. It is mandatory to E-file W-2s to the state when you file 25 or more W-2s.

If you prefer e-filing your W-2s using TaxBandits, we will take care of filing the Form MW508.
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Q. What are the W-2 penalties for Maryland?

A. The State of Maryland will impose penalties for the following:

Not filing W-2 on time - $100 per statement

Not paying the state taxes on time - 0.5% of your taxes, but it will not exceed 25%.

Learn more about Form W-2 penalties.

Q. Can I file W-2c with the State of Maryland?

A. Yes, you can file corrections to a previously filed W-2 if you have made mistakes on it. However, the state accepts only the paper filing of W-2c. Your W-2c must accompany amended Form W-3c and Form MW508A.

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

A. The state only accepts paper copies of W-2 if you are filing 25 forms or less. When filing over 25 forms, you are required to file them electronically. TaxBandits assists with e-filing. Sign up for a free TaxBandits account to submit your W-2s in a few simple steps.

If you paper file W-2s, attach Form MW508 & Form W-3c and send them to the address below:

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