Can you file taxes without Paystubs?

Can You File Taxes Without a W-2? No, you cannot file a return using your last pay stub. Your last paycheck stub is not guaranteed to be an accurate statement of your annual earnings, and it could be missing some information that you need to file a full tax return.

How do I file a tax return without a W-2?

If you don’t get your W-2 in time to file, use Form 4852, Substitute for Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement. Estimate your wages and withheld taxes as accurately as you can. The IRS may delay processing your return while it verifies your information.

How can I get my W-2 without a employer?

If you can’t get in touch with your employer to get a W-2, you can reach out to your local IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center (TAC). The IRS will use your name, Social Security number, estimate of wages and estimate of federal income tax withheld to try to help you.

Can I do taxes without working?

If you didn’t earn any income in the last tax year, you’re not obligated to file a tax return. The IRS has minimum income requirements that change annually based on inflation as well as your tax status, such as single, married filing separately or jointly, head of household, etc.

What happens if employer doesn’t send W-2?

If you don’t receive your W-2 by Feb. 15, 2022, contact the IRS at 800-829-1040. The IRS will contact your employer to issue W-2 Form that is missing. The IRS will also send you a Form 4852: Substitute for Form W-2 or a Form 1099-R.