Form W-2 report (PayrollW2Report) [AX 2012]

Updated: October 3, 2012

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2

Use this report to create Form W-2s to issue to workers.


This topic describes functionality that is available only if Payroll for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 is installed.

When you generate this report, the following default parameters are displayed. You can use these parameters to filter the data that will be displayed on the report. For more information, see Filter the data on a report.



Tax year

Enter the tax year to create Form W-2s for.


Click Select to specify the workers to create Form W-2s for.

The following topics explain how to print a report and how to filter and sort the data on a report.

The following table explains where to find the report in the Application Object Tree (AOT) and how to navigate to the report in the Microsoft Dynamics AX client.



Name of report in the AOT


Location of report in the AOT


Menu item of the report


Navigation to the report

Click Payroll > Reports > Tax > Annual reports > Form W-2.

The data on this report comes from the following sources:

  • LogisticsPostalAddress

  • DirPerson

  • HcmPersonIdentificationNumber

  • HcmEmployment

  • HCMWorker

  • PayrollTaxCode

  • PRLUSTaxTransactionHistory

  • PayrollTaxCodeDetail

  • PayrollPayStatement

  • PayrollPayStatementLine

  • PayrollPayStatementBenefitLine

  • PayrollPayStatementTaxLine

  • PayrollPayStatementEarningLine

  • PayrollFormW2BoxReportingAdjustment

If you are a developer, you can learn more about where the data on a report comes from by using the following procedure.

  1. Open the AOT.

  2. Locate the report in the SSRS Reports\Reports node.

  3. Right-click the report and click Add-Ins > Cross-reference > Using (instant view).

Announcements: To see known issues and recent fixes, use Issue search in Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS).