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On my W2 my employers EIN is only 8 numbers but the field is saying it has to be 9 numbers. what should I do?

Can you add a 0 to the end of your employers EIN to make it the required 9 digits?
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BrandiS
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On my W2 my employers EIN is only 8 numbers but the field is saying it has to be 9 numbers. what should I do?

No. Do not add a 0 in to make up for the 9th number. You will need to contact your employer to have your W-2 corrected.  The employer's EIN should be in this format XX-XXXXXXX. Once you have received your corrected W-2 follow the instructions to to enter the corrected information in your tax return:

https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/4192512

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