Does Arkansas Require State W-2 Reporting?
Yes, Arkansas does require state W-2 reporting.
How Must Arkansas State W-2 Reporting be Filed?
Arkansas accepts both paper filing and e-filing.
What are the Forms and Due Dates for Arkansas State W-2 Reporting?
In addition to Form W-2, Arkansas requires Form ARW-3, Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements to be filed.
Forms W-2 and ARW-3 are due by January 31.
What are the W-2 penalties for Arkansas?
The W-2 penalties for Arkansas are as follows:
- Late filing: Penalty of $25 per form up to $250, or 10-90 days imprisoned, or both.
- Failure to furnish forms: $25 per form up to $250, or 10-90 days imprisoned, or both.
- Late payment: Penalty of an additional 5% of tax due per month late, not to exceed 35% of the tax due.
- Interest: Penalty of 10% of unpaid tax per year.
Please see the Arkansas Withholding Tax – Employer’s Instructions for more information.
What is the Responsible State Filing Agency?
Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration
Withholding Tax Branch
1816 W. 7th Street, Room 1380
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: (501) 682-7290
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