For the latest information about developments related to Form 8959 and its instructions, such as legislation enacted after they were published, go to www.irs.gov/form8959.
Missing or incorrect Form W-2. Your employer is required to furnish Form W-2 to you no later than January 31. If you do not receive your Form W-2 by early February, use TeleTax Topic 154 to find out what to do. TeleTax topics are available by calling 1-800-829-4477 or at www.irs.gov/taxtopics. Even if you do not get a Form W-2, you must still figure your Additional Medicare Tax. If you lose your Form W-2 or it is incorrect, ask your employer for a new one.
Forms W-2 of U.S. Possessions. References to Form W-2 on Form 8959 and in these instructions also apply to Forms W-2AS, W-2CM, W-2GU, W-2VI, and 499R-2/W-2PR. However, for Form 499R-2/W-2PR, Medicare wages and tips are reported in Box 19 and Medicare tax withheld is reported in Box 20.
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