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ezW2 Software: How to Roll Forward Previous Data


ezW2 software can print tax forms W2, W3, 1099-NEC and 1096.

ezW2 comes with the database BACKUP and RESTORE function. User can copy previous year's data to the latest application easily. Here is the step by step guide about how to copy Year 2021 data to 2022 folder.

(If you are a CPA or you have many accounts, please refer to this article to transfer data manually

Note: Do not forget step 3 to switch your current database file after you transfer data!

Here are the steps:

Option 1: For Small Business Employer

Step 1. Start ezW2 2021 and back up data

Start ezW2 2021, click the top menu "Company Management-> Backup current company". You can rename and save the database file to a folder or a flash disk that you can access easily. For example: you can rename the database file to "ABC Company 2022".

w2 1099 data backup
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Step 2. Install ezW2 2022 and restore data

2.1 ezW2 free download link

2.2 Start ezW2 2022, click the top menu "Company Management-> Restore company". Then select the "Restore Company" to copy the data to current data folder.

Step 3: Switch current database

Start ezW2 2022, select this new database file as your current database file by clicking the top menu "Company Management->Select Company".

Step 4. You can edit your data there and print your new forms.

edit w2 form

Option 2: For CPA

If you have multiple companies accounts, you can refer to this article to transfer data manually

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    1099-misc, 1096 (for ezW2 2019 and earlier version)

    To print the current 1099-misc forms, please use ez1099 software.

    (Note: ezW2 2019 and previous versions support 1099-MISC forms. You need to use the new Form 1099-NEC to report nonemployee compensation during the current tax season..)

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