For the past week the various forms we need to do our taxes have been showing in the mailbox. However, the one from my mall Customer Service Desk job wasn't one of them.
According to the Internal Revenue Service, W-2 forms have to be mailed out by no later than January 31. It wasn't here after Monday's delivery, so yesterday morning I sent an email to the Desk boss asking if he'd received his.
I got a quick response. First he started off by saying the tax forms had been sent and I should be receiving it any day. (It did show up that afternoon.) He went on to tell me that the company that owns the mall had closed about a dozen Customer Service desks throughout the country. The one I worked at was one of them! If I'd not given notice back in October I would be out of job now.
Next time I go to that mall it will be strange to walk past the dark desk area. I wonder if I'll ever see any of my co-workers again.