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Can I download just w-2s from prior years, if so, how?

I want to download just the w-2 section for the previous two years without downloading the entire tax returns 
documents. Help?!
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Can I download just w-2s from prior years, if so, how?

Only the current 2022 tax year for importing a W-2 is available.

 

If you cannot obtain the W-2 from your employer, then for a fee you can get a complete copy of a W-2 from the Social Security Administration - https://faq.ssa.gov/en-us/Topic/article/KA-02501

 

You can get a free Wage and Income transcript from the IRS - https://www.irs.gov/individuals/get-transcript

 

For a fee of $43 you can get a complete federal tax return to include copies of W-2's, if you mailed the tax return and included a paper W-2, from the IRS by completing Form 4506 - http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f4506.pdf

 

See this IRS Tax Topic - http://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc159.html

Hal_Al
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Can I download just w-2s from prior years, if so, how?

TurboTax (TT) does not have your W-2 (in either the on-line or desk top versions). However, it does have a "facsimile", if you typed in (or imported) your W-2 when you prepared your return. If all you need is the information from your W-2, you can get that from the facsimile (W-2 worksheet), found in the list of forms. Every bit of information on your actual W-2 will be on the TT worksheet. Whether whomever you need to show your W-2 to will accept the worksheet instead; you'll have to ask them. Your employer is the best source of an actual copy of your W-2. For more options, see:

https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/taxes/discussion/how-do-i-get-my-old-w2s/01/782516#M311511

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