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How do I replace a lost W2 tax form?

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How do I replace a lost W2 tax form?
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The easiest way is generally to request the copy from the employer. They are required to retain copies.

If the employer is not available you can request an income statement from the IRS. It will list the payers for the tax year (all W2s, 1099s...) but it will only have federal information and no state.

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