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W2 and 1099 Software: How to Print Tax Forms over Network

In house ezW2 software makes it easy to prepare, print and efile tax form w2, w3, 1099-nec and 1096. ezW2 network version allows multiple users to share data and print the tax forms over network. Here are the two options to share the data:

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    Option 1: Install ezW2 on Client Computers and Share the Same Database File On the Server.

  • 1.1. Download and install ezW2 on the first computer and enter the license key.

  • 1.2. Start ezW2 application, set up company, employee and tax information and print one test form to make sure ezW2 works correctly.
    You can learn more from

    - How to print and file W2 forms.

    - how to print and file 1099-nec form

  • 1.3. Copy this database file to server

    Click the top menu "Company Management" then click "Backup Current Company" sub menu to copy current database file to a network folder. You can rename the file if needed

  • 1.4. Click top menu "Company Management" and click sub menu "select company" to switch the current company. Change the database path and name to the file on your server. Click the "OK" button to save your changes.

    setup ezW2
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    Option 2: Install ezW2 on Server and Give Remote Access Permission to Multiple Users

    You can download and install ezW2 on server and give access permissions to multiple users.

  • 2.1. Log on server as administrator, download and install ezW2 on server.

  • 2.2. Start ezW2 application, setup company, employee information and print one test form to make sure ezW2 works normally.
    You can learn more from

    - How to print and file W2 forms.

    - how to print and file 1099-nec form

  • 2.3. Log on client computer and test ezW2.
    Each client should enough permissions(read, write and execute permissions) to access ezW2 application and database file.

    Other Options

    How to share the same ezW2 data with a shared folder if your company does not have a server.

    How can I know I have enough permission to access the database on the server

    - Open Windows Explore, navigate to the database folder on the server
    - Select the database file by mouse, right click to view properties. You need to have read, write and execute permisson.

    view database permissions

    database permissions

    Related Links

  • How can I roll forward my previous ezW2 data to the new version?
  • W2 and 1099 forms filing deadline

    W2 W3

  • How to fill out and print Form W2
  • How to print Form W2 W3 on white paper
  • How to print multiple copies on the same page for employee
  • How to print W-2 data on red forms
  • How to convert W2's into PDF format files
  • How to eFile W2 W3 forms
  • How to print Form W3

    1099-nec, 1096 (For ezW2 latest version)

  • How to fill out and print Form 1099-nec
  • How to eFile 1099-nec forms
  • How to print 1099-nec forms on red forms
  • How to convert 1099-nec forms into PDF file
  • How to print Form 1096

    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..)

    W2C, W3c

    - Learn more about W2C and W3C

    More Forms

    - Learn more about 1099s software (1099A, 1099B, 1099C, 1099CAP, 1099DIV, 1099G, 1099H, 1099INT, 1099LTC, 1099MISC, 1099-nec, 1099OID, 1099PATR, 1099Q, 1099R, 1099S, 1099SA)

    - Learn more about 1098s software (1098, 1098C, 1098E, 1098 T) software

    - Learn more about 5498s(5498, 5498ESA, 5498SA) software

    - Learn more about W2G, 1097BTC, 8935, 3921, 3922 software

    - Learn more about how to file ACA Form 1095 & 1094 to federal and states