Most employers are required to file W-2 forms for each of their employees, and they keep copies of these forms at their work locations. Copies can also be ordered through the Internal Revenue Service. More » Business & Finance Taxes

Intuit TurboTax and W2Express offer access to online W2 forms. Accessing a W2 online is faster than the traditional postage method and eliminates the risk of the forms getting lost in the mail. More » Business & Finance Taxes

An employer has to send a W2 to current and former employees by January 31. Therefore, an employee can expect to receive his W2 before or right after the January 31 deadline. More » Business & Finance Taxes

The W-2 form is an annual earnings statement that employers provide both to their employees and to the IRS at the end of each tax year, notes Because employers provide this form to their employees, those who ... More »

A Form W-9 is an IRS form that employers use in order to prepare checks for employees in addition to annual W-2 forms. An independent contractor or an individual who has his own business might be requested by a client to... More » Business & Finance Taxes

In 2015, employers are required to send all employees W-2 forms by Feb. 2, states the Internal Revenue Service. Form 1099-R is also due to freelancers and other nonemployee workers by this date. More »

W-2 forms are obtained by requesting them from former employers or by contacting the IRS by phone, explains the IRS. For those who receive unemployment benefits, Form 1099-G is used instead of a W-2, according to H&R Blo... More »