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I want to file my 2006 Tax return and trying to see how I can get my Federal Tax W2 Form for 2006.

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Tax Professional: Robin D., Senior Tax Advisor 4 replied 9 months ago

Businesses should keep employment tax records, such as W-2 forms, for at least six years so it is very doubtful that your employer would still have the copy of the W2 now.

You could request that from the SSA but they will charge you because the reason you need it is not for Social Security reasons.

It is past the 10 years a little bit but you can request a transcript. Specifically a Wage and Income Transcript - it shows data from information returns we receive such as Forms W-2, 1099, 1098 and Form 5498, IRA Contribution Information. Current tax year information may not be complete until July. This transcript is available for up to 10 prior years using Get Transcript Online or Form 4506-T.

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