The end of the 2023 tax year means that the 2024 filing season is just around the corner! This guide was created to help you avoid missing the 2024 Form W-2 Deadlines.
When each tax year, or calendar year, comes to a close employers must ensure that they meet all IRS tax requirements regarding Form W-2 filing. This can include submitting their Form W-2 filings, sending out recipient copies, making any necessary corrections, and ensuring that they have met done so within the allotted time frame.
Now that tax year 2023 is coming to a close, employers will be expected to fulfill their IRS requirements by the 2024 Form W-2 deadlines.
2024 Form W-2 Deadlines
As a best practice, we recommend getting started on your filings as early as possible. This ensures that you have ample time to collect the required information, complete the necessary forms, and verify the information for possible typos and other errors.
The IRS filing season 2024 deadlines for tax year 2023 are as follows:
|2023 W-2 Deadlines||Date|
|Paper File Deadline||January 31, 2024|
|Recipient Copy / Furnishing Deadline||January 31, 2024|
|E-file Deadline||January 31, 2024|
Please note that these are just the federal deadlines. Please verify with your state for any state W-2 filing requirements and the proper submission methods.
We have a plethora of resources to ensure that you’re up-to-date on the latest tax news. Check out our Essential Form W-2 Guide, our Step-by-Step Form W-2 filing guide, and our Form W-2 Code guide to learn more about this form type.
Be sure to stay on top of all of the deadlines throughout the year! Check them out here:
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