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Form W-2G, Certain Gambling Winnings

File this form to report gambling winnings and any federal income tax withheld on those winnings. The requirements for reporting and withholding depend on the type of gambling, the amount of the gambling winnings, and generally the ratio of the winnings to the wager. File W-2G with the IRS. You must provide a statement to the winner.


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Form W-2G

Instructions for Form W-2G and 5754 (HTML)

General Instructions for Certain Information Returns (Forms 1097, 1098, 1099, 3921, 3922, 5498, and W-2G)


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All Form W-2G Revisions

Publication 542, Corporations

Form 5754, Statement by Person(s) Receiving Gambling Winnings

Online Ordering for Information Returns and Employer Returns

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Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 18-Nov-2013