Connecticut payroll tax form information

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Select a state from the drop-down list or visit the State-specific payroll tax form information topic to view payroll tax form information for that state.

Unemployment forms

Agency: Connecticut Department of Labor

Website: http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/index.htm

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
UC2 Approved Web fill-in, Electronic No Last day of the following month*
UC5A Approved Web fill-in, Electronic No Last day of the following month*
UC-5B Approved Web fill-in, Electronic No Last day of the following month*

* Due date adjusts for non-banking days

Withholding forms

Agency: Department of Revenue Services

Website: http://www.ct.gov/drs/site/default.asp

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
CT-941 Non-submittable only Web fill-in, Electronic Yes Last day of the following month*
CT-W3 (drs) Approved Paper, Internet Yes January 31st*
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2019 (No approval required) Paper, Internet Yes January 31st*

* Due date adjusts for non-banking days

Other forms

1099 forms

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
1099-MISC No approval required Internet No January 31st
1099-R No approval required Internet No January 31st
W-2G No approval required Internet No January 31st

See also: State 1099 files overview

Notes:

  • 1099-MISC is created when client or recipient is located within the state.
  • 1099-R is created only when the forms include state withholding amounts.
  • W-2G is created when recipient is located within the state.

State website: www.ct.gov/drs/

E-filing notes

Forms CT-UC2, CT-UC5A, UC-5B, CT-941, and CT-WH

Registration required - No

File format - FSET

Note: The per-return transmission cost for electronically filing federal 94x forms is $7; enrollment files do not accrue a fee.There is no additional transmission cost for electronically filing state forms. For more information, see Common questions about FSET.

Form CT-W3

State ID formats

Unemployment ID: 7 digits formatted as ##-###-## (Example: 12-345-67)

Withholding ID: You can use one of the following formats.

New hire reporting

Reporting methods

File Upload Type: Magnetic

General reporting requirements

Electronic filing required: No
Filing frequency: 20 days from hire date
Registration required: No

Website: http://www1.ctdol.state.ct.us/newhires/

Related topics

State-specific payroll tax form information

Processing state payroll tax forms

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