Truncated TIN’s on W-2s

TTIN’s, or Truncated taxpayer identification numbers on W-2 forms have finally been permitted by the IRS in an effort to reduce identity theft. Employers are now permitted to use TTIN’s for their employees instead of their social security numbers on forms as long as the guidelines are followed. What are the guidelines and how does this protect us from identity theft? Check out this article posted by thetaxadviser.com on truncated TIN’s on W-2s.

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