Massachusetts W-2 Reporting Requirements

  • File W-2 with Massachusetts
  • File W-2 with Federal

Does Massachusetts have any additional requirements when filing W2 forms?

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

What information is reported on Form M-3?

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

What are the due dates to efile W2 Forms & Form M-3 to the state of Massachusetts?

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

What are the requirements for W2 online filing?

The state of Massachusetts accepts both e-filing and paper filing.

Does TaxBandits support Form W-2 & Massachusetts State Form M-3 filings?

TaxBandits supports W2 Form online filing, but does not support e-filing M-3.

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

Late-filing penalties in the state of Massachusetts are based on the amount of tax liability and the amount of tax paid late. The minimum penalty is $10 and each penalty will not exceed 20 percent. You will also be penalized if your Federal Form W2 is filed late. Learn more about the late Form W2 filing penalties by visiting

Where do I mail my W2 filing for Massachusetts?

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