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Megan C
Megan C, Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Category: Social Security
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Experience:  Licensed CPA, CMA, CFE, CGMA M.Accy Also Teach Accounting courses at Master's Level
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I'm not in the state of maa, My husband is going to get our

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Customer: My husband is going to get our taxes done but he can't seem to find myW-2s
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Customer: is there a way to get a copy of them
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Megan C replied 10 months ago.

Thank you for your question -- if you have lost your W-2 forms, you have a couple of options. The first thing is that your employer would be the quickest means to get resolution, and I do realize that they would not be open today.

Otherwise, you could use your last pay stub of the year, as that information should match the W-2.

Your third option is to file an extension on your taxes, and then get a W-2 transcript from the IRS in July which will have your 2015 data on it. It's not uploaded and available until that part of the year.

If you're on social security, and you need your 1099-SSA, you can print that online immediately by creating an account at www.ssa.gov/myaccount.

https://faq.ssa.gov/link/portal/34011/34019/Article/3706/How-can-I-get-a-form-SSA-1099-1042S-Social-Security-Benefit-Statement

I mention social security only because that's the category that this question was posted to. A W-2 comes from an employer, but if you're needing your social security tax statement, use the above link

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