Printable W 2 Form 2021 – IRS Form W-2 provides information on an employee’s gross pay, Social Security and Medicare pay, federal and state income tax withholdings, as well as other deductions for taxes. This form must be given by employers to all employees who worked during the tax year of the company.
W2 Form 2021 Printable PDF
The form should not be submitted to the Social Security Administration after Jan. 31 of the year that follows.
What is Form W-2?
Form W-2 is used to provide income and withholding information to employees for their tax returns for income, and it provides similar information to the IRS as well as the Social Security Administration (SSA).
The form must be completed for every worker from whom income, Social Security, and Medicare taxes were withheld during the course of the year. Workers who claim to be exempted from tax withholding on W-4 forms that they should have submitted to their employers prior to the time for hiring are exempt.
Who uses Form W-2
Employees are not eligible for Form W-2. This applies to freelancers, independent contractors as well as other non-employees such as vendors. It is recommended to prefer to use Form 1099-MISC to report income to these individuals. Non-employees must get a 1099-MISC when they earned $600 or more during the previous year.
Where to get Forms W-2
W-2 forms are available at your local office supply stores, your CPA as well as online at IRS. Forms for W-2 can be found from most tax preparation programs.
How to File Forms W-2
W-2 forms, along with the W-3 form, should be sent to SSA no later than Jan. 31 of the next year. January. 31 is also the deadline for the W-2 forms to be distributed to employees. The W-3 form is a transmission document that is used to consolidate the information on the individual forms of W-2 into one total that can be used by the SSA.