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I am needing to hold off on filing my w-2 for 2016 until next year(2018) ... Is there a form that I need to fill out to cover myself with the IRS and is there a penalty?

Hello ... I am needing to hold off on filing my w-2 for 2016 until next year(2018) ... Is there a form that I need to fill out to cover myself with the IRS and is there a penalty for filling later?
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xmasbaby0
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I am needing to hold off on filing my w-2 for 2016 until next year(2018) ... Is there a form that I need to fill out to cover myself with the IRS and is there a penalty?

No.  You will incur penalties and interest on any taxes owed if you do not take care of it by the tax filing deadline for 2016 tax returns--that deadline is April 18, 2017.

If you are unable to pay, you could set up a payment plan with the IRS.

https://www.irs.gov/individuals/online-payment-agreement-application

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**

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xmasbaby0
Level 15

I am needing to hold off on filing my w-2 for 2016 until next year(2018) ... Is there a form that I need to fill out to cover myself with the IRS and is there a penalty?

No.  You will incur penalties and interest on any taxes owed if you do not take care of it by the tax filing deadline for 2016 tax returns--that deadline is April 18, 2017.

If you are unable to pay, you could set up a payment plan with the IRS.

https://www.irs.gov/individuals/online-payment-agreement-application

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**
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