IRS Form W-2 2018 Wage and Tax Statement

IRS Form W-2 is a U.S. Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service form also known as the "Wage And Tax Statement". The latest edition of the form was released in January 1, 2018 and is available for digital filing.

Download a PDF version of the IRS Form W-2 down below or find it on U.S. Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service Forms website.

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Attention:
You may file Forms W-2 and W-3 electronically on the SSA’s
Employer
W-2 Filing Instructions and Information
web page, which is also accessible
at www.socialsecurity.gov/employer. You can create fill-in versions of
Forms W-2 and W-3 for filing with SSA. You may also print out copies for
filing with state or local governments, distribution to your employees, and
for your records.
Note: Copy A of this form is provided for informational purposes only. Copy A appears in
red, similar to the official IRS form. The official printed version of this IRS form is scannable,
but the online version of it, printed from this website, is not. Do not print and file Copy A
downloaded from this website with the SSA; a penalty may be imposed for filing forms that
can’t be scanned. See the penalties section in the current
General Instructions for Forms
W-2 and
W-3, available at www.irs.gov/w2, for more information.
Please note that Copy B and other copies of this form, which appear in black, may be
downloaded, filled in, and printed and used to satisfy the requirement to provide the
information to the recipient.
To order official IRS information returns such as Forms W-2 and W-3, which include a
scannable Copy A for filing, go to IRS’
Online Ordering for Information Returns and
Employer Returns
page, or visit
www.irs.gov/orderforms
and click on Employer and
Information returns. We’ll mail you the scannable forms and any other products you order.
See IRS Publications 1141, 1167, and
1179
for more information about printing these tax
forms.
Attention:
You may file Forms W-2 and W-3 electronically on the SSA’s
Employer
W-2 Filing Instructions and Information
web page, which is also accessible
at www.socialsecurity.gov/employer. You can create fill-in versions of
Forms W-2 and W-3 for filing with SSA. You may also print out copies for
filing with state or local governments, distribution to your employees, and
for your records.
Note: Copy A of this form is provided for informational purposes only. Copy A appears in
red, similar to the official IRS form. The official printed version of this IRS form is scannable,
but the online version of it, printed from this website, is not. Do not print and file Copy A
downloaded from this website with the SSA; a penalty may be imposed for filing forms that
can’t be scanned. See the penalties section in the current
General Instructions for Forms
W-2 and
W-3, available at www.irs.gov/w2, for more information.
Please note that Copy B and other copies of this form, which appear in black, may be
downloaded, filled in, and printed and used to satisfy the requirement to provide the
information to the recipient.
To order official IRS information returns such as Forms W-2 and W-3, which include a
scannable Copy A for filing, go to IRS’
Online Ordering for Information Returns and
Employer Returns
page, or visit
www.irs.gov/orderforms
and click on Employer and
Information returns. We’ll mail you the scannable forms and any other products you order.
See IRS Publications 1141, 1167, and
1179
for more information about printing these tax
forms.
a Employee’s social security number
For Official Use Only
22222
Void
OMB No. 1545-0008
b Employer identification number (EIN)
1 Wages, tips, other compensation
2 Federal income tax withheld
c Employer’s name, address, and ZIP code
3 Social security wages
4 Social security tax withheld
5 Medicare wages and tips
6 Medicare tax withheld
7 Social security tips
8 Allocated tips
d Control number
9 Verification code
10 Dependent care benefits
e Employee’s first name and initial
11 Nonqualified plans
12a See instructions for box 12
Last name
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f Employee’s address and ZIP code
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Employer’s state ID number
16
17 State income tax
18
19
20
State wages, tips, etc.
Local wages, tips, etc.
Local income tax
Locality name
State
W-2
2018
Department of the Treasury—Internal Revenue Service
Wage and Tax Statement
For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction
Form
Act Notice, see the separate instructions.
Copy A For Social Security Administration — Send this entire page with
Form W-3 to the Social Security Administration; photocopies are not acceptable.
Cat. No. 10134D
Do Not Cut, Fold, or Staple Forms on This Page
a Employee’s social security number
22222
OMB No. 1545-0008
b Employer identification number (EIN)
1 Wages, tips, other compensation
2 Federal income tax withheld
c Employer’s name, address, and ZIP code
3 Social security wages
4 Social security tax withheld
5 Medicare wages and tips
6 Medicare tax withheld
7 Social security tips
8 Allocated tips
d Control number
9 Verification code
10 Dependent care benefits
e Employee’s first name and initial
11 Nonqualified plans
12a
Last name
Suff.
C
o
d
e
13
Statutory
Retirement
Third-party
12b
employee
plan
sick pay
C
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d
e
14 Other
12c
C
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d
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12d
C
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d
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f Employee’s address and ZIP code
15
Employer’s state ID number
16
17 State income tax
18
19
20
State wages, tips, etc.
Local wages, tips, etc.
Local income tax
Locality name
State
W-2
Wage and Tax
2018
Department of the Treasury—Internal Revenue Service
Statement
Form
Copy 1—For State, City, or Local Tax Department
a Employee’s social security number
Safe, accurate,
Visit the IRS website at
FAST! Use
www.irs.gov/efile
OMB No. 1545-0008
b Employer identification number (EIN)
1 Wages, tips, other compensation
2 Federal income tax withheld
c Employer’s name, address, and ZIP code
3 Social security wages
4 Social security tax withheld
5 Medicare wages and tips
6 Medicare tax withheld
7 Social security tips
8 Allocated tips
d Control number
9 Verification code
10 Dependent care benefits
e Employee’s first name and initial
11 Nonqualified plans
12a See instructions for box 12
Last name
Suff.
C
o
d
e
13
Statutory
Retirement
Third-party
12b
employee
plan
sick pay
C
o
d
e
14 Other
12c
C
o
d
e
12d
C
o
d
e
f Employee’s address and ZIP code
15
Employer’s state ID number
16
17 State income tax
18
19
20
State wages, tips, etc.
Local wages, tips, etc.
Local income tax
Locality name
State
W-2
Wage and Tax
2018
Department of the Treasury—Internal Revenue Service
Statement
Form
Copy B—To Be Filed With Employee’s FEDERAL Tax Return.
This information is being furnished to the Internal Revenue Service.
Notice to Employee
Do you have to file? Refer to the Form 1040 instructions
to correct any name, SSN, or money amount error
to determine if you are required to file a tax return. Even
reported to the SSA on Form W-2. Be sure to get your
if you don’t have to file a tax return, you may be eligible
copies of Form W-2c from your employer for all
for a refund if box 2 shows an amount or if you are
corrections made so you may file them with your tax
eligible for any credit.
return. If your name and SSN are correct but aren’t the
same as shown on your social security card, you should
Earned income credit (EIC). You may be able to take the
ask for a new card that displays your correct name at any
EIC for 2018 if your adjusted gross income (AGI) is less
SSA office or by calling 800-772-1213. You also may visit
than a certain amount. The amount of the credit is based
the SSA website at www.SSA.gov.
on income and family size. Workers without children
could qualify for a smaller credit. You and any qualifying
Cost of employer-sponsored health coverage (if such
children must have valid social security numbers (SSNs).
cost is provided by the employer). The reporting in box
You can’t take the EIC if your investment income is more
12, using code DD, of the cost of employer-sponsored
than the specified amount for 2018 or if income is earned
health coverage is for your information only. The amount
for services provided while you were an inmate at a penal
reported with code DD is not taxable.
institution. For 2018 income limits and more information,
Credit for excess taxes. If you had more than one
visit www.irs.gov/EITC. Also see Pub. 596, Earned
employer in 2018 and more than $7,960.80 in social
Income Credit. Any EIC that is more than your tax
security and/or Tier 1 railroad retirement (RRTA) taxes
liability is refunded to you, but only if you file a tax
were withheld, you may be able to claim a credit for the
return.
excess against your federal income tax. If you had more
Clergy and religious workers. If you aren’t subject to
than one railroad employer and more than $4,674.60 in
social security and Medicare taxes, see Pub. 517, Social
Tier 2 RRTA tax was withheld, you also may be able to
Security and Other Information for Members of the Clergy
claim a credit. See your Form 1040 or Form 1040A
and Religious Workers.
instructions and Pub. 505, Tax Withholding and
Estimated Tax.
Corrections. If your name, SSN, or address is incorrect,
correct Copies B, C, and 2 and ask your employer to
(Also see Instructions for Employee on the back of Copy C.)
correct your employment record. Be sure to ask the
employer to file Form W-2c, Corrected Wage and Tax
Statement, with the Social Security Administration (SSA)

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