Blank W2 Form 2021 Printable – IRS Form W-2 details information about the gross salary of an employee, Social Security and Medicare pay as well as state and federal income tax withholding, and other deductions for taxes. Employers are required to provide this form to every employee who worked for their business during the tax year.
W2 Form 2021 Printable PDF
The employee has to fill out the form and return it to the Social Security Administration before January 31, 2012.
What is Form W-2?
Form W-2 provides information on income and withholding to employees for their income tax returns and also provides the same information to the IRS and the Social Security Administration (SSA).
This form must be completed by every worker for whom the income, Social Security or Medicare taxes were withheld. For employees who claim to be exempt, withholding is not required on the W-4 forms that they must have given to their employers in the process of hiring.
Who uses Form W-2
The W-2 form can only be given to employees, and not to freelancers or independent contractors. If you wish to provide income information to these individuals then you must utilize Form 1099-MISC. Non-employees are required to obtain a 1099-MISC if they have received $600 or more during the previous year.
Where can you get W-2 forms?
W-2 forms can be bought at the local office supply store or from your CPA. It is also possible to access them online through the IRS. You can also obtain W-2 forms from a variety of businesses tax preparation software.
How to file forms W-2
Forms for W-2 must be sent along with a W-3 to SSA by the 31st of January. The deadline for distributing W-2 forms to employees is also Jan. 31. The W-3 form is a transmission document used to combine all information from the individual forms of W-2 into one total which can then be utilized by the SSA.