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Decoding W-2 Formats
2up W2 Forms
2 forms per sheet, all blank paper can include employee instructions on the back.
Use them for Official W2 forms (2 of the same copies) or condensed 2up employee Copies B/C for federal filing.
3up W2 Forms
3 forms on a sheet, typically with a vertical size strip to remove before mailing.
Use for condensed 3up W2 forms for employees, 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.
Online filing is an option! DiscountEfile.com lets you enter or import data, and then takes care of the rest. Your forms are e-filed with the IRS/SSA and mailed to employees automatically. With a few clicks, you're done! Learn more.
W2 Filing Guides
Blog Posts on W2 Forms
A list of official 1099 and W2 due dates for e-filing or mailing paper copies to recipients and the IRS or SSA.
There are various ‘Copies’, or parts, of a W-2 form, each with a different name. Although they will have the same information about the employer and employee, earnings and withholdings, each copy is given to a different entity. This ensures correct reporting during the income tax filing process. W-2 Forms are filled out by the employer and provided to the employee or a government agency.
The Deadline to Mail 1099s & W2s to Recipients is January 31. You can get them out the door without having to go to the office store and buy forms.
Simply stated, it’s not efficient. They only have 1 style of form, the Traditional 2up W-2, for employee copies. This is the SLOWEST way to print W-2 forms.
An overview of your options for 1099-MISC filing, how to choose the right forms, filing deadlines and more.