Tax Information and Resources
Electronic tax forms
The benefits of receiving your tax forms electronically include:
- Electronic tax forms can be accessed on CentralLink weeks prior to the paper copies being mailed.
- Paper copies can get lost, delayed, or misplaced. Electronic tax forms eliminate this from occurring.
- Employee tax form data is protected by multiple levels of security. Your global ID and password are needed to access it.
- Once consent is given, employees will have the ability to access tax forms from prior years.
Frequently asked questions about electronic tax forms
How do I consent to receive my W-2 and/or 1095-C forms electronically?
You can consent to receive your tax form(s) electronically using the link below (Cmich login required).
NOTE: When you consent to receive a tax form electronically, your W-2 and/or 1095-C form(s) will NOT be mailed to you.
If I have consented to receive my tax form(s) electronically, how will I know when it is available?
An email will be sent to you prior to January 31st of each year to inform you that your tax forms are available to view/print via CentralLink. Notices will also be posted on CentralLink when they are available.
What if I change my mind and want a paper form mailed to me after I have consented to receive it electronically?
If you have consented to receive your tax forms electronically, you can withdraw consent by sending a written notice to
Payroll and Travel Services
204 Warriner Hall
Mount Pleasant, MI
Can I use the electronic tax forms with my income tax return?
Yes, the tax forms comply with all IRS regulations required for use in filing your income tax return. Generally, if you file electronically. you do not need paper tax forms. If you file a paper return, you can print your tax forms from CentalLink.
Are W-2s from prior years available electronically? If so, how far back?
Yes, current employees can access their tax forms for the current year, plus 3 prior years.
Can I view my tax forms after I leave or retire from the University?
Yes, in most cases tax forms for terminated or retired employees can be viewed online. Contact the Office of Information Technology Help Desk for assistance.
My tax form is not printing correctly, who do I contact?
Contact the Office of Information Technology Help Desk for assistance with technical difficulties related to printing.