Kentucky Publishes Specifications for Electronic Submission of Annual Wage and Tax Information via Electronic Media or Web

The Kentucky Department of Revenue has published “Specifications for Electronic Submission of Annual Wage and Tax Information via Electronic Media or Web for Year 2018.” The DOR reminds filers that there is only one format for reporting via web based filing or CD.

Kentucky statute now requires any withholder issuing more than 25 withholding statements annually to electronically file. Employers filing 25 or less statements are encouraged but not required to use electronic filing.  This is a significant decrease from last year, where electronic filing was required for employers filing 100 or more W-2s.

The DOR advises that this year, no filing extensions will be granted. All withholding filings must be filed by January 31, 2019.

Finally, Form 42A808, “Request Form for Authoriation of Submission via Web” may now be faxed to the DOR. The fax number is 1(502)-564-3685.

There were no changes to the specifications.

To view the specifications in full, please follow the link.

Author

Nicolette Chasse

Nicolette Chasse is a Junior Regulatory Counsel at Sovos Compliance. Her main areas of focus are Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) reporting under FATCA and CRS and 1099 Federal Withholding Reporting. Nicolette received her B.A. at Trinity College and her J.D. at Penn State’s Dickinson School of Law. She is a member of the Massachusetts Bar.
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