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When are Preview W-2 copies available?


With QuickBooks Desktop Payroll Assisted you have the ability to review your employee W-2 information before it is printed and filed. Known as Preview W-2, this is a great way to review the data for accuracy.


You have an active QuickBooks Desktop Payroll Assisted subscription.


QuickBooks Desktop Payroll Assisted customers have the ability to review their employee W-2 information before it is printed and filed with the feature Preview W-2.

You can use Preview W-2 from November 7th through December 15th. The available preview information includes year-to-date wages for any payroll transmitted through September 30 regardless of the payroll check date. These forms are generated to provide a preview of current year W-2 forms. They do not contain complete wage information for the year.

Note: Do not file these preview forms.

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