Codes in lieu of SSNs on W-2s?


The IRS will test a verification code in the 2016 season. Certain payroll service providers will include a 16-digit code and a new verification code on a limited number of W-2s.

This is being done to help verify W-2s and combat tax-related identity theft and refund fraud.


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