Why are SSNs masked on Form W-2? Will federal and state agencies accept forms with a masked SSN?
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941 1099 / W-2 2290

Yes. Federal and state agencies will accept Form W-2 copies with a masked SSN. It is mandated by the IRS/SSA to mask the SSN on employee copies to prevent identity theft and fraud.

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