Jonesboro, AR asked in Employment Law and Tax Law for Tennessee

Q: What do I do if my former employer never sends me my W2 information and tells me I just have to find it online?

My former employer never mailed me my W2. When January 31 passed, I went to my old job and asked about my W2 and was promptly told that they didn’t mail them and I had to go online to the store’s employee portal and get it myself. I tried to figure out what my old manager was talking about, and tried to call the corporate office (they never answered, I tried 3 times throughout the week before giving up) to no avail.

I know tax season is passed now, but I just want to know what happened to my W2 and I want to know what happened with my money and returns.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
Answered

A: Your employer is required to file a copy of your W-2 (and that of all other employees) with the IRS; call the IRS consumer line and asked them either to give you the details over the phone or send you a copy.

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