Tax Law (Questions About Taxes)/W2


Hello William. So last week (Monday) I filed my taxes and am expecting a refund. Here's the problem ;yesterday I received another W2 in the mail from an employer I worked for over 3 years ago. I called my ex employer and asked why I had received a W2. Apparently sometime in '13 I received a check for $305. Basically it was back pay from the company. They had been audited and found some of the employees (me) had funds that had not been paid to.

So I called H&R Block and asked them about doing an amendment to my taxes just recently filed. They told me if I don't do the amendment, the IRS can and will find out about the unclaimed income. So, I will be doing an amendment after the 15th of February. However, H&R Block wants $100 to do it. I filed a very simple 1040ez. Can I do the amendment myself? And if so, how difficult would it be?

Thank you, sincerely, Jared C.


You could also try to fly a plane without practice

If you want, get a copy of the 1040x instructions and form from  and see if you can manage

You can also make an appointment at your local irs office

If your income is low enough, they will help you

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