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Missing W-2's from 2011-2017

LRB
Level 1

My client hasn't filed a tax return since 2010 and does not have any of his w-2s.  How would he get them if the company he worked for does not respond?

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George4Tacks
Level 15

Have the client request WAGE AND INCOME TRANSCRIPT from IRS.

https://www.irs.gov/individuals/tax-return-transcript-types-and-ways-to-order-them


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George4Tacks
Level 15

Have the client request WAGE AND INCOME TRANSCRIPT from IRS.

https://www.irs.gov/individuals/tax-return-transcript-types-and-ways-to-order-them


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Just-Lisa-Now-
Level 15
Level 15

Is the IRS on his case for those old years?  If not, you may not need to go back that far, no refunds can be issued for years older than 2016.


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George4Tacks
Level 15
I recall a case where the wonderful State of California came after a client in the 1980's for a return from the early 1960's. When in doubt FILE THE RETURNS.

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IRonMaN
Level 15

So a guy walks into your office and says he hasn't filed since 2010, but wants you to file the returns so that he is clean with the world.  You say ok, let me see your tax documents.  He says, I don't have any.  Don't you just love this job Smiley Surprised

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George4Tacks
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Yes, I love my job!

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