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  1. Can I get copies of my prior year Forms W-2 from the IRS?

Rev. date: 02/26/2015

Can I get copies of my prior year Forms W-2 from the IRS?

Form W-2 (.pdf), Wage and Tax Statement, is not sent directly to the Internal Revenue Service. Your employer first sends the documentation to the Social Security Administration. After the SSA has processed this documentation, they transmit the federal information to the IRS.
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See Topic 159 for additional information.