Pennsylvania Adjusts Electronic Filing Threshold for W-2 Forms

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue recently issued Tax Update 199, a bi-monthly e-newsletter detailing tax changes and updates made by the Department of Revenue.

One of the more prominent updates in this publication involves the W-2 electronic filing threshold: for tax year 2018, any employer who files 10 or more W-2 forms is required to file those forms electronically through the Pennsylvania e-TIDES web portal. The previous threshold, which required filers to submit electronically if the number of forms exceeded 250 forms, is now obsolete.

To review this change and other updates, please review the publication in full by clicking the link 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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