How can I get a wage and income statement from the IRS?


  1. You can get a wage and income transcript, containing the Federal tax information your employer reported to the Social Security Administration (SSA), by visiting our Get Your Tax Record page.
  2. You can also use Form 4506-T, Request for Transcript of Tax Return.

What is an IRS wage statement?

Form W-2, also known as the Wage and Tax Statement, is the document an employer is required to send to each employee and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) at the end of the year. A W-2 reports employees’ annual wages and the amount of taxes withheld from their paychecks.

What is an IRS wage and income transcript?

The Wage and Income Transcript shows data from information returns received by the IRS such as Forms W-2, 1099, 1098 and Form 5498, IRA Contribution Information. It also shows the full employer name, address and Employer Identification Number (EIN) needed by tax preparation software in order to e-file.

Can I get my W-2 from the IRS?

The only way to get an actual copy of your Form W-2 from us is to order a copy of the entire return by using Form 4506, Request for Copy of Tax Return and paying a $43 fee for each return requested.

Can I find my w/2 online?

If your employer does not provide online access to your W-2, they must mail or hand-deliver your W-2 to you no later than January 31st. If you are not sure if you have online access, please check with your company HR or Payroll department. Only your employer can give you online access.

Where can I find my income statement?

How to find your statement through myGov:

  • Sign in to myGov.
  • Select ATO Online Services.
  • Select Employment.
  • Select Income Statement.

Is W-2 the same as wage and income transcript?

The wage transcript is a shorthanded version of the W2 just read it and you will see the employers name and EIN# plus boxes 1 thru 14 of the W-2 form so you will enter the info on the W-2 input screen as if you had the real form in front of you go slow and read it carefully.

Is a W-2 a wage and income transcript?

IRS Definition A wage and income transcript shows data from information returns the IRS receives, such as Forms W-2, 1099, 1098 and Form 5498.

How do I get my wage and income transcript online?

You can get an IRS wage and income transcript online at….When you get wage and income transcript access, it will show you all the informational returns the IRS has received for your tax ID, like:

  1. W-2.
  2. Form 1099-INT.
  3. Form 1099-DIV.
  4. Form 1099-R.

Can TurboTax look up my W-2?

If your W-2 went missing because of a mail snafu, you can use TurboTax to retrieve a copy. As long as your employer issued one, TurboTax can import it.

How do I get my W-2 from employer?

How to get a W-2 from your former employer

  1. Check the date. Know important tax dates, and watch the calendar to determine when you should intervene.
  2. Change your address if you moved.
  3. Search your email.
  4. Contact your former employer.
  5. Contact the payroll administrator.
  6. Contact the IRS.

How can I get a copy of W-2 quickly?

The quickest way to obtain a copy of your current year Form W-2 is through your employer. Your employer first submits Form W-2 to SSA; after SSA processes it, they transmit the federal tax information to the IRS.