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HERE’S A TIP FROM THE I-R-S.

HI… I’M HECTOR AND I WORK FOR THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE.

SO WHAT IF YOU WANT TO FILE YOUR TAX RETURN BUT YOU STILL HAVE NOT RECEIVED YOUR W-2?

EMPLOYERS SHOULD SEND THIS TO YOU BY JANUARY 31ST.

GIVE IT TWO WEEKS TO ARRIVE IN THE MAIL.

BUT IF YOU DON'T GET IT BY FEBRUARY 14TH,THE FIRST THING YOU SHOULD DO IS CONTACT YOUR EMPLOYER.

IF YOU'VE MOVED... MAKE SURE THEY HAVE YOUR CURRENT ADDRESS.

NOW... IF YOU DO THAT AND STILL DON'T GET YOUR W-2, THEN CALL US AT ONE - 800 TAX - 1040.

THAT'S 1-800-829-1040.

WE'LL SEND A LETTER TO YOUR EMPLOYER ON YOUR BEHALF.

JUST GIVE US YOUR NAME, ADDRESS, PHONE NUMBER, SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER AND THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF YOUR EMPLOYER AND WHEN YOU WORKED THERE.

IN THE MEANTIME... REMEMBER THAT YOU MUST FILE ON TIME EVEN IF YOU DON'T RECEIVE YOUR W-2.

YOU CAN USE FORM 4852... AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR YOUR W-2.

JUST LIST YOUR ESTIMATED WAGES AND WITHHOLDING ON FORM 4852 AND ATTACH IT TO YOUR TAX RETURN.

YOU CAN USE A PAY STUB OR SIMILAR STATEMENT TO HELP YOU ESTIMATE THE AMOUNTS.

THEN… MAKE SURE YOU FILE YOUR TAX RETURN ON TIME.

IF LATER ON YOU SHOULD RECEIVE YOUR W-2 AND DISCOVER YOU HAVE TO CORRECT YOUR TAX RETURN... JUST FILL OUT FORM 1040-X TO AMEND YOUR RETURN.

LEARN MOREAT IRS-DOT-GOV.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 20-Dec-2013