Learn More About Form W-2c
WHAT is a W-2c
Form W-2c corrects errors on previously filed W-2 Forms. A W-2c correction form must be provided to the employee and a copy mailed or e-filed to the SSA (Social Security Administration).
WHY do I file W-2c?
The IRS requires that all income and withholdings be reported accurately for tax purposes. Failure to do so could result in penalties.
WHO needs to file W-2c?
Employers who need to make corrections to a previously filed W-2 forms must submit Form W-2c with the accurate information. Do not file a W-2c form to correct only the address. W-2c should not be used for corrections to the W-2G form. See details and official IRS instructions below.
WHEN do I file W-2c?
File a new W-2c form as soon as you discover the error on the original W-2 form.
W-2c Reporting Information
|What to Report||Amount to Report|
|Corrections to information filed previously on form W-2 or W-2c.||See Official IRS instructions for W-2|
|Filing a W-2c may also require you to file a 941c.||See Official IRS instructions for 941|
|DO NOT use W-2c to report back-pay or a change of address.|
|DO NOT use W-2c to report errors
on W-2G forms.