How to reissue a lost W2 copy to an employee?
2.1k views | Last modified 12/29/2021 12:35:22 AM EST | Added by TaxBandits Team

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94X 1099 W-2 ACA W-4

According to the IRS, employers will have to reissue a replacement copy if an employee loses their W2. Copies of W2s filed with us are always available in the Distribution Center for download.

Here’s how you access the employee copies Form W-2 in the Distribution Center.

  • Sign in to TaxBandits.
  • In the top right corner, click Distribution Center -> Print Center and select 1099/W-2/1098/5498 Forms.

  • Choose Tax Year and Form Series as Form W-2.
  • Click Print Employee/Recipient Forms
  • Forms filed against employees are listed. 

Click Download Forms with Masked TIN, to mask the TINs in the downloaded copy. You have the option to also download with unmasked TINs. You can either download as a ZIP folder or download as a consolidated PDF.

Print the W-2 4UP copy and write a caption titled “REISSUED STATEMENT” and mail the copy to the employee. 
To know more about the copies of W2 that an employer has to issue to their employees, click here.

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