Nebraska State W-2 Reporting Requirements

Does Nebraska Require State W-2 Reporting?

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

How Must Nebraska State W-2 Reporting be Filed?

Nebraska accepts paper filing and e-filing.

However, employers submitting more than 50 Forms W-2 are required to e-file.

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

In addition to Form W-2, Nebraska requires Form W-3NNebraska Reconciliation of Income Tax Withheld to be filed.

Forms W-2 and W-3N are due by January 31.

What are the W-2 penalties for Nebraska?

The W-2 penalties for Nebraska are as follows:

  • Late filing: Penalty of $2 per form, not to exceed $2,000.
    • This penalty also applies if the employer fails to file electronically when required to do so.
  • Late Payment: Penalty of 5% of unpaid taxes, plus interest.

See the Nebraska Important Information for Employers PDF for more information.

What is the Responsible State Filing Agency?

Nebraska Department of Revenue
Nebraska State Office Building
301 Centennial Mall S
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: (402) 471-5729

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