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brendajray
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Where is my varification code on my W2 Box 9 is empty?

 
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BMcCalpin
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Where is my varification code on my W2 Box 9 is empty?

You are not required to have a verification code on your W-2. If box 9 is empty, that is OK with the IRS, and it should e-file.

Please see this IRS page for more details - https://www.irs.gov/individuals/w-2-verification-code

In some rare cases, an auto-import of a W-2 may fail and put garbage in some of the fields in the W-2. If you are receiving messages about entering a verification code, yet box 9 is empty on the W-2, if you auto-imported the W-2,
please copy down all the information on the W-2 (if you don't have a printed copy), delete the W-2, and add it manually (i.e., when asked for the employer's EIN, just Continue to the next screen where you will enter all the W-2 information at once).
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