Notice 797

Notice 797

A form published by the IRS explaining how to apply for a tax refund of the earned income tax credit.
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The employer's own written statement using the same wording as notice 797.
If form W-2 is not timely, a copy of notice 797 or a written statement using the same language must be supplied by the date the W-2 was due.
The notification requirement can be met by giving each employee the official IRS Form W-2, which contains the notification on the back of Copy C; by giving each employee Notice 797, Possible Federal Tax Refund Due to the Earned Income Credit (EIC); or by giving each employee a written statement that has the exact wording of Notice 797.