Michigan Publishes Updated Transmittal Form for Magnetic Media Reporting of W-2s, W-2Gs and 1099s

Paul Ogawa
December 14, 2017

Michigan recently published an updated Form 447, Transmittal for Magnetic Media Reporting of W-2s, W-2Gs and 1099s. This form generally accompanies any magnetic media submissions of withholding reporting data submitted to the Michigan Department of Revenue.


There are a few changes to the updated form, which are as follows:

  • An address for courier deliveries has been added: Michigan Department of Treasury; Magnetic Media; 7285 Parsons Dr.; Dimondale, MI 48821
  • The phone number for assistance was updated to (517) 636-6925.
  • Employers can now include City of Detroit withholding information in the Code RS state record, which has created field positions for City of Detroit withholding information.

To review the most recent version of Form 447, please click here.

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Paul Ogawa

Paul Ogawa is a Senior 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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