North Carolina Form W-2 & NC-3 Filing Requirements

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North Carolina State Filing Requirements

  • Form W-2 - Wage and Tax Statements
  • Form NC-3 - Annual Withholding Reconciliation
January 31, 2021

Deadline to File Form W-2 with North Carolina -January 31, 2021

January 31, 2021

Deadline to File Form NC-3 with North Carolina -January 31, 2021

TaxBandits supports the filing of Form W-2 with both the Federal and State of North Carolina.

Q. Does North Carolina mandate W2 filing?

A. Yes. The North Carolina Department of Revenue requires W2 filing even if there is no state withholding.

Q. Does North Carolina have any additional requirements when you file W2 forms?

A. Yes. The state of North Carolina requires additional Form NC-3 (Annual Withholding Reconciliation) to be sent only if there is a state tax withheld.

Q. What is Form NC-3?

A. Form NC-3 is an annual reconciliation used to report the wages, and taxes withheld from the employees paychecks.

Q. What is the due date to file W2 with North Carolina ?

A. The filing due date for both Form W2 and Form NC-3 is January 31.

Q. What are the requirements to file W2 electronically with North Carolina?

A. The State of North Carolina mandates filing electronically if you are submitting 1 or more W2s.

Q. What is the penalty for filing North Carolina W2s and NC-3s late?

A. A penalty of $50 per day and maximum of $1,000 for W2 not filed on time with North Carolina.

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