W-2 and W-3 Forms Due February 1st, 2021

Employers must file Form W-2 (Wage and Tax Statement) and W-3 (Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements) with the Social Security Administration by February 1, 2021, and must also furnish them to employees by that date.

Certain Forms 1099-MISC (Miscellaneous Information) and Forms 1099-NEC (Non-Employee Compensation) are also due to taxpayers by February 1st. 1099-NEC must be filed with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) by February 1, 2021; 1099-MISC must be filed by March 1, 2021 (paper filing) or March 31, 2021 (electronic filing).

For tips from the IRS on verifying employee information as well as how to file, including e-filing, see the IRS press release.