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smiles22
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Hi, an employer misspelled my name on an older tax return. Do I need to correct it before I file or can I just file anyway with the correct info when I do?

 
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fanfare
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Hi, an employer misspelled my name on an older tax return. Do I need to correct it before I file or can I just file anyway with the correct info when I do?

Put accurate info in all fields you have control over.

If your SSN is correct on your W-2, a misspelling should not cause any problem.

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SweetieJean
Level 15

Hi, an employer misspelled my name on an older tax return. Do I need to correct it before I file or can I just file anyway with the correct info when I do?

Do you mean your W-2?
smiles22
New Member

Hi, an employer misspelled my name on an older tax return. Do I need to correct it before I file or can I just file anyway with the correct info when I do?

Hi, yes....sorry. W2...
fanfare
Level 15

Hi, an employer misspelled my name on an older tax return. Do I need to correct it before I file or can I just file anyway with the correct info when I do?

Put accurate info in all fields you have control over.

If your SSN is correct on your W-2, a misspelling should not cause any problem.

smiles22
New Member

Hi, an employer misspelled my name on an older tax return. Do I need to correct it before I file or can I just file anyway with the correct info when I do?

Thank you
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