Mississippi Form W-2 & 89-140 Filing Requirements

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Mississippi State Filing Requirements

  • The Form W-2, Wage, and Tax Statement should be filed with the State of Mississippi for 2020 Tax Year.
  • The State of Mississippi also mandates the filing of Form 89-140, Annual Information Return, when you paper file.
January 31, 2021

The Mississippi Form W-2 filing deadline isJanuary 31, 2021

January 31, 2021

The Mississippi Form 89-140 filing deadline isJanuary 31, 2021

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

A. Yes! The state of Mississippi mandates the filing of Form W-2 only if there is state withholding.

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

A. Yes! When you file W-2 with Mississippi, you must attach additional forms based on the mode of filing.

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If you choose to paper file W-2, you must include W-3 & Form 89-140.

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

A. For the tax year 2020, the deadline to file Form W-2 is January 31, 2021.

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 Mississippi?

A. Yes, you can electronically file W-2 with Mississippi. It is mandatory to e-file with the state if you want to file 25 or more W-2s.

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

A. The state of Mississippi imposes W-2 penalties and interests for the following:

  • Late filing of W-2 or not filing at all
  • Paying the taxes late
  • Failure to furnish employee copies
  • Intentional disregard of filing requirements
W-2 Penalties & Interests
Late filing or not filing at all $5/return with a minimum of $250 and a maximum of $10,000
Paying the taxes late The penalty is 10% of your unpaid taxes. Interest is 1% of your unpaid taxes per month, and it will be calculated from the time it is due until you pay it.
Not furnishing form copies to employees $5/return with a minimum of $250 and a maximum of $10,000
Intentional Disregard $25/return with a minimum of $250 and a
maximum of $10,000

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

A. Yes, you can submit W-2c with the State of Mississippi if you find errors on the previously filed W-2. If you choose to paper file, you should attach Form 89-140 with W-2c and send them to:

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Department of Revenue
Withholding Tax Division
P.O. Box 23058
Jackson, MS 39225-3058

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

A. You should only send the form copies when you paper file. The State accepts the paper filing of W-2 only you file 24 or fewer forms. If you file 25 W-2s or more, you must electronically file.

Whether you file 10 or 1000 forms, e-filing is more convenient, and the state will process your returns quickly. If you still prefer to paper file, attach W-3 & Form 89-140 and send form copies to the address below:

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Department of Revenue
Withholding Tax Division
P.O. Box 23058
Jackson, MS 39225-3058

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