To correct any errors on previously filed Form W-2, you must use Form W-2c, Corrected wage and tax statement. Errors like an incorrect name, SSN, or amount, made on any Form W-2 or W-2c filed previously with the SSA can be corrected by filing a Form W-2c. Employees must be provided with a corrected copy of Form W-2.
How to correct Employee Name or SSN using Form W-2c?
To correct an employee's name or SSN, fill in Boxes d to i on Form W2c. Do not make any entries in Boxes 1 to 20.
Box d - Employee’s correct SSN
Enter the Employee’s correct SSN on Box d
Box e - Corrected SSN and/or name
Mark this checkbox and complete the boxes f or g
Box f - Employee’s previously reported SSN
Enter the employees previously reported SSN on Box f
Box g - Employee’s previously reported name Enter the employees previously reported name on Box g
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Last modified 26 Jul 2017 17:07 EST