If you did not receive a W-2 Wage and Tax Statement and you
have earned income that is required to be reported on these forms, you can
still begin your tax return and pick up from where you left off after you
receive your forms. You are not eligible to submit your tax return to the IRS
using eSmart Tax until you receive these forms.
Please note that you are still required to file your tax
return or request an extension to file by April 18, 2013, even if you do not
receive any of these forms.
We recommend taking the following steps to obtain these
Contact the issuing institution. If you have not received a
form, ask the issuing institution if the form was mailed and when. If it was
mailed, it may have been returned. Please note that some institutions that
allow you to opt-in for electronic communications publish certain forms electronically
and may not mail you a form. After contacting the institution, allow a
reasonable amount of time for them to resend or to reissue the income
Contact the IRS to report an estimate of your income and
request additional tax forms. When you call, you must provide your name,
address, city and state, including zip code, Social Security number, phone
number and have the following information:
Institution’s name, address, city and state, including ZIP
code and phone number
Dates of service/employment (if looking for a W-2).
An estimate of the income you earned and the federal income
tax withheld. The estimate should be based on year-to-date information from
your issuing institution.