Important information for Connecticut Employers

Connecticut Wage Withholding Deadline Information

State of Connecticut employers must now electronically submit to the Department of Revenue Services (DRS) copies of federal Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, and Form CT W-3, Connecticut Annual Reconciliation of Withholding, by January 31st.

The new deadline that requires filing your Forms CT-W3 and Forms W-2 by January 31 is part of DRS’s continued efforts to improve the tax refund process. Your cooperation with the earlier filing deadline is appreciated.

Be advised that a penalty will be imposed on employers who do not file these withholding forms by January 31st. The applicable penalty is set forth in Conn. Gen. Stat. § 12-735(d).

Employers can file these forms by logging into your Taxpayer Service Center account at  For additional information on electronic filing options, including bulk filing uploads, visit DRS’s website at and click on File W-2/1099’s online or contact our office fo assistance.

If you are no longer in business, use the Taxpayer Service Center to update your information and close your account.