Entering The W-2 Verification Code

Question:  How do I enter the W-2 Verification Code?

Answer:  Enter it as it appears on the W-2 with the exception of the hyphens

Question:  Will the IRS Reject my return if it does not contain the hyphens

Answer:  No, the IRS e-file schema does not allow the hyphens to be inserted into the e-file.  The hyphens are on the W-2 to make it easier to read and enter the 16 digit code

Question:  Will the IRS reject my return if I forgot to enter the verification code

Answer:  No

 

Blog Posted 01/20/2017  9:35 AM EST

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