Virginia Form W-2 & VA-6/VA-6H Filing Requirements

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Virginia W-2 State Filing Requirements

  • Form W-2 - Wage and Tax Statements
  • Form VA-6/VA-6H - Employer’s Annual or Final Summary of Income Tax Withheld return
January 31, 2023

Deadline to File Form W-2 with VirginiaJanuary 31, 2023

January 31, 2023

Deadline to File Form VA-6/VA-6H with VirginiaJanuary 31, 2023

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

Q. Does Virginia mandate W2 filing?

A. Yes, the Virginia Department of Revenue mandates the filing of the W2 Forms only if there is a state tax withholding.

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

A. Yes. Virginia has an additional Form VA-6/VA-6H to be sent only if there is a state tax withholding.

Note: When you E-File Form W-2 with TaxBandits, you need to take care of the reconciliation
Form VA-6/VA-6H.

Q. What is Form VA-6/VA-6H?

A. Form VA-6 is used to report employers registered in Virginia or withholding Virginia income tax from wages paid to employees.

Form VA-6H is used to be filed annually by employers for reporting and paying the Virginia income tax withheld from wages paid to household employees.

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

A. The filing due date for both Form W2 and VA-6/VA-6H with the State of Virginia is January 31.

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

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

A. The State of Virginia mandates filing W2 electronically only.

Q. What are the penalties for not filing or filing W2 late with Virginia?

A. A penalty of 6% of the tax due will be added to the tax for each month or any part of a month that the return is not filed or the tax is not paid.

Learn more about Form W-2 penalties.

Q. Where do I mail Virginia W2 forms?

A. The State of Virginia mandates only E-filing, since mailing of paper filing is not necessitated. To make checks payable, mail to

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