Virginia Recently Updated Forms VA-5 Monthly and Quarterly, V-6, V-6H, VA-15, and VA-16

Paul Ogawa
March 8, 2022

Virginia recently updated a number of forms. Form VA-5 Monthly & Quarterly is the Employers Return of Virginia Income Tax Withheld for Monthly and Seasonal Filers. Form V-6 Employers Annual or Final Summary of Virginia Income Tax Withheld Return and Form V-6H Household Employers Annual Summary of Virginia Income Tax Withheld Instructions. Form VA-15 is the Employers Voucher for Payment of Virginia Income Tax Withheld (Semi-Weekly). Form VA-16 is the Employers Quarterly Reconciliation of VA15 Payments. Few changes were made including updating “iFile” to “Online Services” throughout, new revision dates, and a note was added regarding ACH payments. Specific updates are below.


  • Added explanation that R-1H may also be used to register for annual filing


  • Semi-weekly filers are subject to 6% underpayment penalty if at least 90% of the total tax liability for the quarterly period has not been paid within 3 banking days of due date

To view VA-5 Monthly, click here.

To view VA-5 Quarterly, click here.

To see V-6 click here.

To see V-6H, click here.

To view VA-15, click here.

To view VA-16, 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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