Employee that resides and works in one state where we have a storefront. Main LLC is based out of a different state. w2 added both states to it, what did I do wrong

LLC based in AZ, with employees in AZ.  Also have employees in MT (live and work there 100% of the year) Payroll and quickbooks done in AZ.  Employee set up in Payroll with MT address.  W2 put AZ and MT in the state portion.  What did I set up wrong?  And how do I correct it?

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Good to see you here in the Community, rogerssherry71.

Let me share some information on how to handle your employees W-2.

Where the business is registered, the unemployment taxes shall be withheld on that State. For the employee’s withholding taxes it should follow his/her registered home address.

To verify if you still need to withhold for the state where the main branch is located, I suggest you seek professional advice with the State Agency. If they confirm that the taxes will be on the main branch, then you'll need to specify the employee's work location. 

Here's how:

  1. Go to Employees tab and click the employee's name.
  2. In the Employment section, select Edit.
  3. From the Work Location drop-down, select the work location.
  4. Select OK.

You can check this article for more information about this: https://community.intuit.com/articles/1762641

    That's it. If you have any other questions or would like me to clarify anything else about your withholding tax, let me know. I am always glad to help in any way I can.​ Have a great rest of the day.  

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