The new year is here and it’s time to get serious about your year-end filing. You may understand and be fully prepared to file your Forms 1099 and W-2 with the IRS, but what about your state’s e-filing requirements?
Today we’re talking about Georgia, the Peach State!
Here are the requirements for filing your W-2s and 1099s with their state agency.
Does the W-2 need to be filed with the State of Georgia?
Yes, the state of Georgia requires the filing of Form W-2 if there was state withholding. This form must be submitted by January 31, 2021, this year, because this falls on a weekend, the deadline is February 1, 2021. Remember, regardless of whether you are paper filing or filing electronically, you must adhere to this deadline.
Do you need to file 1099s with the State of Georgia?
The state of Georgia requires state filing of the 1099 forms when there is state withholding to report. The following 1099’s must be filed with the state.
The deadline to file this form to report non-employee compensation is January 31, 2021. Again, this year the deadline falls on a weekend, so the state will expect your form on or before February 1, 2021. The deadline to file all other 1099 forms is March 31, 2021.
Is there a reconciliation form for the state of Georgia?
Yes, when filing Forms W2 and 1099 with the state of Georgia, you will need to submit the Form G-1003. This is the Income Statement Transmittal, you will need to file this form regardless of whether you are paper filing or filing electronically.
Please note that when you are filing 250 or more returns, you are required to file electronically. When paper filing, you must also attach transmittal forms W-3 for W-2s and Form 1096 for 1099s.
Ready to begin filing your Forms W-2 and 1099?
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