South Carolina Form W-2 & WH-1606 Filing Requirements

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South Carolina State Filing Requirements

  • The Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement should be filed with South Carolina for the 2020 Tax Year.
  • South Carolina also mandates the filing of Form WH-1606, SC Withholding Fourth Quarter And Annual Reconciliation Return, for 2020.
January 31, 2021

South Carolina Form W-2 Filing Deadline -January 31, 2021

January 31, 2021

South Carolina Form WH-1606 Filing Deadline - January 31, 2021

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Q. Does South Carolina require W-2 filing for 2020?

A. Yes, South Carolina requires the filing of W-2 if you have withheld state taxes.

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

A. Yes! When you file W-2 with South Carolina, you must attach the transmittal and reconciliation forms based on the mode of filing.

Paper filing: If you paper file W-2, you must submit WH-1606 and W-3.

E-Filing: When you e-file W-2, you are required to submit only WH-1606.

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Note: After e-filing W-2 using TaxBandits, you should take care of filing the WH-1606.

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

A. The deadline to file Form W-2 with the South Carolina Department of Revenue is January 31, 2021.

Note: If the due date falls on a weekend or federal holiday, the next weekday is the deadline.

Q. Can I electronically file W-2 with South Carolina?

A. Yes, you can electronically file W-2 with South Carolina. The state mandates e-filing if you
file more than 250 forms.

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Q. What are the W-2 penalties for South Carolina?

A. You will be subject to penalties for the following by the South Carolina Department of Revenue:

  • Late filing of W-2
    • 5% of the tax amount + additional 5% for each month your W-2 is late
  • Paying the taxes late
    • 0.5% of the tax amount + additional 0.5% for each month your W-2 is late

Note:The penalty will not exceed 25% of your tax amount.

Q. Can I file the correction form W-2c with the State of South Carolina?

A. Yes, you can file W-2c to correct the errors you made on the previously filed W-2s. Remember, you must submit W-3c with the corrected W-2s. If you prefer e-filing your W-2c, TaxBandits is here to assist you.

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

A. The South Carolina Department of Revenue accepts paper copies of W-2 only when you submit 250 or fewer forms. For more than 250 forms, you must e-file them. In fact, e-filing is a convenient way to submit W-2s regardless of the form volume. To get started with the e-filing of W-2, create a FREE account in TaxBandits.

If you still decide to paper file Form W-2, send the copies with the WH-1606 and W-3 to the address below:

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