Alaska Employment Law Questions & Answers

Q: What do I do if I cannot obtain a copy of my W4 because the company refuses to return contact?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Tax Law for Alaska on
Answered on Feb 24, 2017
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
If they didn't withhold any of your wages, the IRS didn't get any money, so you will not get credit for what they should have withheld. Whether or not you gave them a W4 (by which they didn't withhold taxes) is immaterial. You will have to pay tax on the entire amount of your wages with no credit for wages withheld.

Q: I was terminated. Isn't it my right to receive my last paycheck?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Alaska on
Answered on Aug 12, 2015
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
Generally, yes. If you haven't received it yet, you should contact the Alaska Department of Labor.

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