Update: No Change to Dates for Filing 2016 Form W-2G, Certain Gambling Winnings -- 12 - 23 - 2015
The original notice posted is no longer applicable.The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, did not change the filing deadlines for the 2016 Form W-2G. The due dates for filing the 2016 Form W-2G with the IRS remain February 28, 2017, or March 31, 2017, if filing electronically.
The Form W-2G for 2016 is posted on IRS.gov with the correct dates.The due dates are on the last page under Instructions for Payer.
Due dates. Furnish Copies B and C of this form to the winner by January 31, 2017.
File Copy A of this form with the IRS by February 28, 2017. If you file electronically, the due date is March 31, 2017.