Is Michigan State W-2 Reporting Required?
Yes, Michigan does require state W-2 reporting even if there was no state tax withholding.
How Must Michigan State W-2 Reporting be Filed?
Michigan accepts paper filing and e-filing.
However, employers submitting 250 or more Forms W-2 must report via Magnetic Media.
What are the Forms and Due Dates for Michigan State W-2 Reporting?
In addition to Form W-2, Michigan requires Form 5081, Sales, Use and Withholding Taxes Annual Return to be filed.
Forms W-2 and 5081 are due by February 28.
What are the W-2 penalties for Michigan?
The late filing penalty for Michigan is $10 per form per day, up to a maximum of $400 per form.
The late payment penalty for Michigan is 5% of the unpaid tax due for the first two months. Then, it is 5% of the unpaid tax due for each additional month, with a maximum penalty equal to 25% of the unpaid tax.
Interest is assessed on the unpaid tax by the current interest rate.
For more information, please see the following:
- Michigan Form 5081: Sales, Use, and Withholding Tax Form and Instructions
- Michigan Business Withholding webpage
What is the Responsible State Filing Agency?
Michigan Department of Treasury
Lansing, MI 48922
Phone: (517) 636-6925
What about other states?
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