What is a W-2 form?

Modified on Tue, 20 Dec 2022 at 02:17 PM

The W-2 Form reports an employee's annual wages and amount of taxes withheld from their paychecks.  Employers are required to send a W-2 for for each employee to the IRS and their employees at the end of each year.  Employees use their W-2 form to complete their annual tax return.

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