need advice about my background check.

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Engineer Spike
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Re: need advice about my background check.

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I have worked for companies which are now defunct. Under the listings of those companies, I put "defunct" in parentheses next to the name. You are required to keep your tax info for several years, in case of audit. If you worked there over the required number of years ago, just tell the HR guy the truth. The tax records were past what needs to be on file, and the company is now gone.

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Re: need advice about my background check.

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Engineer Spike wrote:I have worked for companies which are now defunct. Under the listings of those companies, I put "defunct" in parentheses next to the name. You are required to keep your tax info for several years, in case of audit. If you worked there over the required number of years ago, just tell the HR guy the truth. The tax records were past what needs to be on file, and the company is now gone.
This.

You should have the "filer's copy" of your W2's for 7 years.

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scottychaos
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Re: need advice about my background check.

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Rbts Stn wrote:
Engineer Spike wrote:I have worked for companies which are now defunct. Under the listings of those companies, I put "defunct" in parentheses next to the name. You are required to keep your tax info for several years, in case of audit. If you worked there over the required number of years ago, just tell the HR guy the truth. The tax records were past what needs to be on file, and the company is now gone.
This.

You should have the "filer's copy" of your W2's for 7 years.
I keep all my tax info for 10 years..
then once a year, I take the folder/envelope that is 11 years old to the fire pit in the back yard and burn it..

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Re: need advice about my background check.

Post by Komachi »

Another one for the Employment Forum...

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Re: need advice about my background check.

Post by rchristy »

Can someone please tell me how to get to the "employment forum".

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Re: need advice about my background check.

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You're there.
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