CHICAGO, Jan. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Real Business Solutions (http://www.W2Mate.com/), tax software maker, has released a new version of W2 Mate® 2013 to comply with the latest W2 electronic filing specifications for the states of Pennsylvania (PA), Massachusetts (MA), Michigan (MI) and Oregon (OR). W2 Mate® also complies with the federal W2 reporting rules by supporting the 2013 "Filing Forms W-2 Electronically (EFW2)" format.
W2 Mate 2013 is available for immediate download from http://www.W2Mate.com/, employers can buy the software and receive it instantly.
Regardless of the federal due date, W-2s must be filed with Pennsylvania by January 31 following the tax year being reported. PA Employers that file 250 or more W-2 forms are required to file electronically or magnetically. W2 Mate generates ready-to-upload EFW2 files according to Pennsylvania Department Revenue Specifications.
Any Massachusetts employer filing 50 or more forms W-2 must submit the file in a "machine-readable form." W2 Mate meets Massachusetts W2 filing requirements by generating files according to "Massachusetts Tax Year 2013 W-2 Handbook."
W2 Mate also supports e-Filing W-2 tax forms with the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
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W2 Mate also supports the ability to generate secure, encrypted and ready-to-email PDF w-2 forms. Employers can send PDF W-2s to their employees instead of the paper forms. According to IRS regulations, taxpayers are permitted to furnish W2 statements to employees through any electronic means to which the employee consents (agrees to), including by e-mail. The electronic version of the Form W-2 (PDF file) generated by W2 Mate contains all required information and complies with applicable government procedures relating to substitute statements to employees / recipients.
For Intuit QuickBooks users, W2 Mate can import data from the following versions: Pro, Premier Accountants Edition, Premier Professional Services Edition, Premier Contractor, Premier Nonprofit Edition, Premier Manufacturing & Wholesale and Enterprise Solutions.
"The W2 electronic filing feature available inside W2 Mate makes filing W2 forms a breeze. No forms to print, no envelopes to stuff, no paper cuts, no postage and no headache. Just enter employee information, generate W2 electronic file and submit," says W2 Mate product manager Nancy Walters.
Give the W2 E-File utility a test drive and start saving time and money while processing W2s. Visit http://www.W2Mate.com/.
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