Security-tinted W-2 envelopes with windows for employee W2 forms.
- W2 Envelopes at discount prices – no coupon needed!
- 2up, 3up and 4up W2 envelopes for W2, W2G and W2C forms
- “Important Tax Return Document Enclosed” on front
- Security tint with cellophane windows
- Compatible with most W-2 forms
Decoding W-2 Formats
2up W2 Forms
2 forms on a sheet, with one center perforation to create 2 forms.
Use for traditional or condensed 2up W2 forms for employees, 4-pt Copies B and/or C for federal filing and the employee record copy.
3up W2 Forms
3 forms on a sheet, typically with a vertical side strip to remove before mailing.
Use for condensed 3up W2 forms for employees, 6-part Copies B/C/2 for federal and state filing.
4up W2 Forms
4 forms on a single sheet, perforated into quadrants or horizontal sections depending on your software.
Use for 8pt W2 printing of employee Copies B/C/2/2 for federal, state and local filing.
Tips for Easier W2 Filing
Check your software for supported formats:
- Preprinted forms (prints data on a pre-made form) or
- Blank paper (prints data and boxes on a perforated sheet)
- 2up, 3up or 4up forms
- Be sure your envelope windows match!
W3 Transmittal forms must be mailed with Red Copy A forms. We include a couple FREE W3 forms with each W2 order.
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More Information on W2 Filing
Understand the Different W2 Formats Easily! Compare Traditional 2up W2 Forms to 4up & 3up W2 Forms for Efficient Printing & Mailing of Employee Copies.
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If you need to correct a W2 form because the original has errors, you will likely need to file a W2C form (W-2 Correction Form). This is different than a standard W2 form, and requires a few additional steps. But first, you need to answer one big question: Have you already filed W2 Copy A with the SSA?