Missing W2’s? Business No Longer Exists? Tips to Get Your Forms!

So what do you do if your employer does not send you your W2 forms? If the company is still in business, this could just be a matter of making a simple phone call or two, but what if the company no longer does business? How do you go about getting forms from some company that doesn’t exist anymore? Here are some ways to try to troubleshoot the problem so you don’t end up on tax day with nothing to give the IRS. First, try to try to contact the employer. Send a certified letter to the last known address with a return request. This will show the IRS that you did, in fact, really...

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How Do I File Taxes With No W2’s?

The IRS form W-2 gives you all the information you’ll need to file your taxes. Generally, this form is required in order to file your taxes. But what if you are unable to retrieve a W-2 or a 1099 form from your employer? Can you still file taxes without these necessary tax forms? You can still file without a W-2 by inputting your employer’s information and estimated wages — and by substituting a Form 4852. Online eFile tax programs such as TurboTax and H&R Block can submit thisĀ Form 4852 as a replacement for your W-2 to the IRS for you automatically — no...

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