A draft version of the 2022 Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, was released Dec. 17 by the Internal Revenue Service.
The form was not substantially changed from the final 2021 version. Some dollar amounts listed in the instructions for employees and related to excess Social Security tax withheld or elective deferrals were adjusted.
Draft versions of the instructions for employers, as well as of the versions of the form for U.S. territories, were not immediately available.
Employers must file 2022 Forms W-2 with the Social Security Administration and provide the forms to employees by Jan. 31, 2023. If an ...