New for Tax Year 2016

January 31st is the filing deadline for BOTH electronic and paper forms W-2. If this date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the deadline will be the next business day.

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The Electronic Wage Reporting suite of services will be unavailable from 6:00 AM EST on Friday, 12/09/2016 until 5:00 AM EST on Monday, 12/12/2016 to accommodate upgrades for the Tax Year 2016 filing season. This includes the AccuWage Online, W-2 Online and EFW2 Wage File Upload Services. We will resume accepting electronic submissions, to include those for Tax Year 2016, on 12/12/2016.

Register to Use Business Services Online

You must register to use Business Services Online – Social Security’s suite of services that allows you to file W-2/W-2Cs online and verify your employees’ names and Social Security numbers against our records.

File W-2s/W-2Cs Online

This service offers fast, free, and secure online W-2 filing options to CPAs, accountants, enrolled agents, and individuals who process W-2s (the Wage and Tax Statement) and W-2Cs (Statement of Corrected Income and Tax Amounts).

Verify Employees’ Social Security Numbers

The Social Security Number Verification Service allows employers to verify the names and Social Security numbers of current and former employees for wage reporting purposes only.

Social Security also offers the Consent Based Social Security Number Verification Service.


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