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Illinois state W-2 e-file help

To submit your state W-2 file electronically:

  1. Download the latest payroll tax table.
  2. In QuickBooks Desktop, go to Employees > Payroll Tax Forms & W-2s > Process Payroll Forms.
  3. In the File Forms section, select IL State W-2s - IL State W-2 Worksheet (E-file Only).
    • If you do not see the form, select the Forms button, and select Make a New Form Active. Select the State drop-down button, and select IL. Select the form, and select Add Form.
  4. Select File Form.
  5. Review the SELECT FILING PERIOD year, and edit if necessary.
  6. Select OK.
  7. Follow the screen instructions to complete your filing.
  8. Within 24-48 hours, you should check the status of the form you submitted.


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