MU Payroll Office mails new W-2 forms after originals contained wrong information

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 | 3:41 p.m. CST

COLUMBIA — The MU Payroll Office mailed corrected 2013 W-2 forms to employees and staff earlier this week.

The original forms were mailed on or before Jan. 31 and displayed the recipient's alternate ID number in the box meant for the Social Security number, according to an email sent out to MU faculty and staff. New W-2's were mailed in the few days following the email dated Feb. 3. 

The Payroll Office suggests destroying the original copy. In the meantime, the correct W-2 is also available electronically at



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