New Jersey Form W-2 & NJ W-3M
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New Jersey State Filing Requirements

  • The Form W-2, Wage, and Tax Statement should be filed with the State of New Jersey for the 2020 Tax Year.
  • The State of New Jersey also mandates the filing of Form NJ-W-3M, Division of Taxation Gross Income Tax Reconciliation of Tax Withheld,
    for 2020.
February 15, 2021

New Jersey Form W-2 filing deadline - February 15, 2021

February 15, 2021

New Jersey Form NJ-W-3M filing deadline -February 15, 2021

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Q. Does New Jersey mandate W-2 filing for 2020?

A. Yes, the state of New Jersey mandates the W-2 filing even if there is no state tax withholding.

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

A. Yes. The State of New Jersey requires additional forms to be filed along with Form W2 while e-filing. You must include Form NJ-W-3M with your W-2s. Here at TaxBandits, we support the e-filing of W-2 with the Federal and states. When you e-file using our application, we take care of the Form NJ-W-3M.

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Note: The state accepts only the e-filing of W-2. No paper copies should be submitted.

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

A. The deadline to file Form W2 and Form NJ-W-3M is February 15.

Note: If the deadline falls on a weekend or federal holiday, the next business day is the deadline.

Q. Can I electronically file W-2 with New Jersey?

A. Yes, you can e-file W-2 forms with New Jersey. It is the only acceptable filing method by the state of New Jersey. Make sure to include your Form NJ-W-3M with your W-2 forms.

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Q. What are the W-2 penalties for New Jersey?

A. The state of New Jersey may impose penalties and interests for the below:

  • Late filing of W-2
    • If you file W-2 late, you will be charged a penalty of $100.00 per month.
  • Late payment of state withheld taxes
    • If you pay your taxes late, you will be charged 5% of your tax due as a penalty.
  • Underpayment of state taxes
    • You may be charged $5% of your unpaid taxes each month you delay. However, it will not go above 25% of your tax liability.
  • Interest
    • 6.25% of your unpaid taxes will be charged each month you delay from the original deadline.

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

A. Yes, you can file a correction form W-2c to rectify the errors in your previously filed W-2s. As of now, the state accepts only the e-filing of W-2c. While e-filing W-2c, the amended Form NJ-W-3M should be accompanied.

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

A. The State of New Jersey only accepts the electronic filing of W-2s.

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