How do I correct the employees’ Name and/or SSN in W2s?
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Applicable To
94X 1099 W-2 ACA W-4

Whether you filed the original W2 with us or with other service providers, you can correct the employee name and/or SSN in TaxBandits. If you had filed the W2 elsewhere, you will need the originally reported details for the correction. 
Here is how you make corrections to W2

  • Sign in to TaxBandits, and click Start New Form >> Form W-2c.
  • Select the Tax Year.
  • Choose an appropriate option based on how you filed your original W-2s.

W-2s filed with other service providers 

  1. Click Continue under I filed my W-2s using other service providers.
  2. Enter the employer details or pull up their details from the address book.
  3. Enter the employee details with the correct Name & SSN.
  4. Select the checkboxes based on what you would like to correct and enter the previously reported details.

                         

You can also correct federal and state amounts detail in the following steps. Continue with the flow to review and transmit the return. 

W-2s filed with TaxBandits

  1. Click Continue under I filed my W-2s using TaxBandits.
  2. Bulk Upload: Click Bulk Correction and upload a file with form details. Our technical team will process your file and send you an email when it is ready for review. Once you approve it, we will file W-2c forms for the corresponding employees.
  3. Manual Upload: Choose the employer and select the employee for whom you want to correct name and/or SSN.
  4. Choose the employee entry to correct and click Make Correction.
  5. Select the checkboxes based on what you would like to correct and enter the correct details.

                          

You can also correct federal and state amounts detail in the following steps. Continue with the flow to review and transmit the return.

Print Copy

Once your form is successfully transmitted, a copy of the W-2 correction can be accessed from the print center. For step-by-step instructions on how to download a copy of the correction form, click here.

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