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Form W-3 - Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements

What's New for 2012?

The specific instructions for the check boxes in Box b, Kind of Employer, of Form W-3 include examples for various types of section 501(c) organizations. For more information, see Box b—Kind of Employer in the form instructions.

What to Report

Form W-3 is completed only when paper Copy A of Form(s) W-2 are being filed. Do not file Form W-3 for Form(s) W-2 that were submitted electronically to the Social Security Administration.

Due Dates

To Social Security Administration

Paper: The last day of February

To Recipient

Not Applicable

* If date shown falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, the due date is the next business day.

Where To File Federal - Paper

Social Security Administration
Data Operations Center
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18769-0001

Federal Transmittal Form Requirement

Paper: Form W-3 is the transmittal for Form W-2

IRS Specific Form W-3 Instructions

IRS General Form W-3 Instructions

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