Illinois Releases Updated Electronic Filing Specifications for Forms W-2 & W-2C

The Illinois Department of Revenue recently released their Electronic Filing Specifications for Forms W-2 and W-2C, which provide general instructions and state-specific specifications for filing these forms with the state.

The updates to these specifications revolve around the removal of the web upload option for filing electronically. All electronically filed W-2 records must be transmitted using the HttpsPost utility program.

To review these specifications in full, please click here.

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Paul Ogawa

Paul Ogawa is a Junior Regulatory Counsel at Sovos Compliance. As part of the Regulatory Analysis team, his main areas of focus are state and federal tax withholding, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and Canadian tax information reporting. Prior to Sovos, Paul worked as a litigation attorney in Boston area law firms, representing clients in insurance subrogation claims, family law matters, and employment disputes. Paul is a member of the Massachusetts Bar, earned his B.A. from Brandeis University and his J.D. from the Suffolk University Law School.
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