My social security number is wrong on one of my W2's and I have no way of contacting my employer. What do i do?

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    If you do not receive your Form W-2 or Form 1099-R by January 31st, or your information is incorrect, contact your employer/payer.

    If you do not receive the missing or corrected form by February 14th from your employer/payer, you may call the IRS at 800–829–1040 for assistance. You must provide your name, address (including zip code), phone number, Social Security Number, dates of employment, your employer/payer's name, address (including zip code), and phone number. The IRS will contact the employer/payer for you and request the missing form. IRS will also send you a Form 4852 (PDF), Substitute for Form W-2 or Form 1099-R.

    If you do not receive the missing form in sufficient time to file your tax return timely, you may use the Form 4852. If you receive the missing or corrected Form W-2 or Form 1099 after you file your return and a correction is needed, use Form 1040X (PDF), Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return
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    Unfortunately, you cannot e-file your return if you use a substitute W-2. You must print the form, fill it out and mail it to the IRS with your return.

    Should your employer send you a W-2 or W-2C after you file that differs from what you estimated, you should amend your return, using TurboTax.
    • so i filed an extention contacted the employer and there saying they did correct it but the paycheck company claims they never did and they employer isnt going to do anything to change it. because i dont have the corrected w2 i have to file or have someone else file all the stuff on here or can i send in the form after i have finished my taxes on here?
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