Minnesota State W-2 Reporting Requirements

Does Minnesota Require State W-2 Reporting?

Yes, Minnesota does require state W-2 reporting even if there was no state tax withholding.

How Must Minnesota State W-2 Reporting be Filed?

Minnesota accepts paper filing or e-filing.

However, employers submitting 10 or more Forms W-2 are required to file electronically.

What are the Forms and Due Dates for Minnesota State W-2 Reporting?

There are no other forms besides Form W-2 that are required to be filed in Minnesota.

Forms W-2 are due by January 31.

What are the W-2 penalties for Minnesota?

The Minnesota DOR may assess a $50 penalty for each time the employer:

  • Fails to furnish a form
  • Fails to file a form
  • Provides false or fraudulent forms
  • Refuses to provide all of the required information

The maximum penalty is $25,000 per year.

See the Minnesota DOR W-2 and Information Return Penalty webpage for more information.

What is the Responsible State Filing Agency?

Minnesota Department of Revenue
600 N. Robert Street
St. Paul, MN 55146
Phone: (651) 556-3000

What about other states?

Alabama Florida Louisiana Nebraska Oklahoma Vermont
Alaska Georgia Maine Nevada Oregon Virginia
Arizona Hawaii Maryland New Hampshire Pennsylvania Washington
Arkansas Idaho Massachusetts New Jersey Rhode Island West Virginia
California Illinois Michigan New Mexico South Carolina Wisconsin
Colorado Indiana Minnesota New York South Dakota Wyoming
Connecticut Iowa Mississippi North Carolina Tennessee
Delaware Kansas Missouri North Dakota Texas
District of Columbia Kentucky Montana Ohio Utah

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