Distribute W-2 forms to your employees

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Employers are required to distribute Form W-2s to their employees each year by the end of January.

There are several ways you can distribute the forms to your team—regardless of which distribution option you choose, Gusto will still send emails to employees letting them know that copies of their W-2s can be accessed in their account. Your distribution options:

Gusto sends all of the required federal, state, and local filings of Forms W-2 directly to tax agencies on your behalf. You don’t need any special paper stock when distributing forms to your employees. 

Important

Before distributing forms to your employees, verify that all information appears accurate by downloading draft forms in the Taxes & compliance section—if anything looks wrong, check out our W-2 correction guidance article and/or contact us from the Help section of your account.