Form 4852

Form 4852

A form that one files with the IRS to report income if one did not receive (or incorrectly received) Form W-2, Form W-2c, or Form 1099-R. Before filing this form, one must make a serious effort to obtain the relevant forms.
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The taxpayer attaches the incorrect Form 4852 (Substitute Form W-2) or a corrected 1099 that shows zero income or little income.
Employer Late with W-2 or Out of Business and You Need to File If you did not receive the W-2 in sufficient time, you may file using Form 4852 and a copy of your last pay stub.
If the taxpayer is obviously an employee and doesn't want to pay the tax, one may simply attach a Form 4852, Employee's Substitute Wage and Tax Statement, to the return in place of the missing W-2 Form and not compute the self-employment tax.