S.2171 - A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide that an early W-2 must be furnished to a terminated employee before January 31st only upon the receipt of a written request, and for other purposes.96th Congress (1979-1980)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Nelson, Gaylord [D-WI] (Introduced 12/20/1979)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/20/1979 Referred to Senate Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2171 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (12/20/1979)
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to require that an early W-2 be furnished to a terminated employee before January 31 only upon the receipt of a written request.
Requires an employer to furnish an employee whose employment is terminated before the close of a calendar year a general written notice stating that: (1) the employee may request in writing that W-2 information be provided within 30 days of such request if earlier than January 31; (2) an amount of Federal taxes has been withheld; and (3) if the employee is entitled to a refund, he must file a Federal tax return based on information which, unless a request is made by the employee, will be sent to him at his last known address before January 31 of the next calendar year.