Companies were required to mail out W2s to employees by Jan 31. So, most people are getting their W2s in the mail today.
Like clockwork every year, you can tell when W2s hit. Look for tax prep software ads to hit the TV tonight with a vengeance. Then, in two weeks, ads for home theater systems and Blu-Ray players will hit. Then, all the prices for stuff on Craigslist will go up.
Here's how W2 Day played out on Twitter so far today. Most of these are from people who got their forms today. Tonight, look for tons of "Where the hell's my W2?" tweets.
I got my W2 form work today & don't know what to do with them. I never filed taxes before. I always just give W2 paper to my mom.
— Natacha(@TachabLESSED) February 2, 2012
Ralph Lauren Co and AE are both 2 days late on my w2 should have received it no later than January 31st says my teacher
— Dr.Archelaos (@iLLiNouT) February 2, 2012
So I Got My W2 #thankgod
— Skits(@ThatDudeSkits) February 2, 2012
Do strippers get W2 forms?
— Antoine Lewis (@Boss_Tweezy) February 1, 2012
How many of yall looked at ur W2 & thought "dis has to be a mistake I know I made more then this."
— Chicken & Watermelon (@DJYABOYEARL) January 31, 2012
Today is February 1st ! Woopty dooooo!!! I know my W2's needa be in my mailbox when I wake up.
— Kristin Victri (@iamPinkk_Lipss) February 1, 2012
W2 shawty get bak watchu worked for
— #YCB CIROCBOY (@IamYungDonnie) January 30, 2012
I never been so Happy to get my W2
— Gabby (@GabbyAndrea) January 28, 2012
Got my w2's in the mail today. Some of y'all prolly don't know what that is though.
— Ricky Thompson(@RickySuave_YG) January 28, 2012
Whats a W2? #bigkidproblems
— BigKidProblems (@BigKidProblems) January 27, 2012
I can't wait to get home to check this mailbox to look for this W2 to get this bank roll on you boys!!
— Dr. Coynell X(@Mr_Tenaha) January 26, 2012
Every year when I get my W2 in the mail for taxes, I just go.... "Jeeze... where'd THAT all go?!"
— Derevka (@Derevka) January 26, 2012
My w2 is coming through in the clutch. Tax return is gonna be baller status this year
— Chelsey Butrum (@CRaeBut) January 26, 2012