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Previous part time employer never paid me but I received a W-2 [duplicate]

I worked part time for a corporate company that never paid me. I received a W-2. Who do I contact? I tried to reach the manager but he won't return my calls.
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My employer is refunding incorrectly witheld FICA. Do I need to wait for W-2c to file?

My employer withheld FICA taxes and generated a W-2 based on it. I see the error and report it to them. Now they are refunding the FICA taxes and will issue a W-2c. They say you can proceed with ...
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W-2 inclusion of Roth IRA

Are employers required to report the contribution on W-2? If not reported, then what is the effect on the income tax return filed without this information? Do they need to amend their income tax ...
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Can I use a W-2 form that says preview?

I am (or was in 2016) a non immigrant alien in the state of California; I used Sprintax to do my taxes and I have some questions: The Federal Tax return checklist Sprintax provided me with says I ...
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How will a 1099 work with an existing W-2?

I have searched the site but haven't found (or think I haven't) a clear answer about having a full time job (i.e., receiving a salary, W-2) and having a side job on a 1099. Here are my questions: 1/...
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FICA was not withheld from my paycheck

Hello personal finance, I was filing my taxes for 2016 and I just found out that I transitioned from Non-Resident-Alien to Resident Alien around September last year by passing substantial presence ...
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Worked on internship on student visa but employer asking me to fill form W-9

I worked for a startup company in California on F-1 CPT for two months in 2016. The CEO gave me personal check for salary payment. He hasn't given me W-2 as of yet and upon contacting him I came to ...
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I have two W-2 forms, which form do I use for boxes 15-17?

I have two W-2 forms both from companies in California. I am filling out my taxes using Credit Karma's new tax website. It will only allow me to enter a single set of values from one of the W-2's, not ...
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How to handle a W-2 with an old address?

I telecommute and have a W-2 from a company in MD, with MD taxes withheld (box 15). The address on the W-2 is my old address in IL, but I now live in NM. I plan on filing taxes in NM and MD. Do I need ...
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HSA Contributions not listed on W-2

My employer contributes to my HSA each month (this is not taken from my income, it's an additional benefit, part of which health insurance option you choose). The total of these contributions are a ...
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Should my state wages be different than my federal wages due to HSA?

In 2015, I earned all of my income in Alabama, and I contributed $3,350 to an HSA. I filed my taxes through a free online tax filing service. Later on, I made an effort to learn about income tax law ...
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I was given a 1099-misc instead of a w-2 what are my next steps?

I received a 1099-misc from a past employer but I was under the impression I was an employee and not an independent contractor especially after I told my employer I did not want to get a 1099 at the ...
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Duplicate W-2 from employer with different validation id

My previous employer sent me two W-2s for this year. Neither is a W-2C. All of the information on them is the same, except for the verification/validation number and batch number. All attempts to ...
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I won't be receiving a W-2. When should I call the IRS?

My employer where I worked for 2 months last year (at the end of 2015/beginning of 2016) isn't able/willing to generate W-2 for whatever reasons. I see on the IRS website that if he doesn't get back ...
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How do you get your W2 from your previous employer?

How do you get your W2 from your previous employer? My previous one uses ADP to manage payroll, but I am not sure if it also has W-2 forms to download, and if former employees' accounts are ...
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Payroll tax on wheat given as wages

We have a farm in the US, with an employee paid with wheat rather than money. He is an ordinary employee that receives a W2. My accountant said that we don't have to withhold income tax or pay either ...
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Tax questions and understanding my paystub

I work for a bar that opened a couple months ago. I did not even fill out an application or any TAX forns etc. I received my 1st paycheck after I gave my boss my SSN. I received the check connected to ...
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Divide by zero on 540NR form (due to tax treaty)

I am filling a 540NR form for 2014, for California. Line 33 says: "CA Standard Deduction Percentage Divide line 32 by line 17. If more than 1, enter 1.0000" Line 32 is the CA adjusted gross income, ...
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SEP-IRA doing 1099 work on the side of a W2 employee job

I am trying to figure out how much I could put into a SEP-IRA and withhold for taxes. I am estimating my income from the W2 job to be 320,000 with deductions for North Carolina state income tax, ...
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How to represent Company return

I was doing W2 contract work and received my W2s. The company I was contracting for contacted me and claimed they had withheld too much money for city taxes and are returning it to me via fedex in the ...
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Does an employee have the right to pay the federal and state taxes themselves instead of having employer doing it?

I was wondering if a W-2 employee has the option to tell their employer that they will pay their taxes instead of having the employer do it....
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When to change my address on W2

I am employed (W2) by a company based out of AZ and I live in CO. I am purchasing a house in OR as my primary and moving there. I will acquire the house in 30 days, however I won't move in for 90 days ...
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Independent contractor for a Canadian company with no 1099 for 6 months then under US payroll with W-2. What to do?

I am a US permanent resident and I was working for a Canadian company as an independent contractor for the first half of 2015 without any 1099s and they wire transfer my wages directly into my US bank ...
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How to I compare pay rates for being a contractor (1099) vs. being an employee (W2)?

I have been trying to figure this out on my own but I am having some trouble. I currently get paid as a 1099 contractor, but I am switching to w2. My current pay rate is 60% of $185 per hour -- so ...
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Should/How I pay tax return in US for last year even after I moved permanently to India?

I'm in a situation where I left the U.S. last year in April, 2015. I worked in the U.S. until March 2015, so I received a W2 for the year 2015 from my US employer. But since April 2015, I'm back in ...
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W2 has shows only one state tax

I am an international student and was working for a company for my summer internship (June to Sept) in Minnesota and hence was taxed as per minnesota.For my fall(Sept-Dec) I returned to california and ...
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Worked in 2015, got paid in 2016. How do I report my 2015 salary without W-2?

My employer didn't send me W-2 for December 2015. In fact, he told me that I wasn't on payroll for the two months(Dec/Jan) I worked for them so I am not sure whether he will be able to generate W-2 ...
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Filing Taxes for Two Separate Jobs Being Worked at the Same Time?

I have a standard office job and I am looking to Uber at the same time. I just recently started the office job and plan to start working as a driver in the next few days. I am curious how am I ...
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Employer reported ESPP ordinary income on wrong year's W-2

I sold some Employee Stock Purchase Plan shares on 12/31/2014. As far as I understand, the ordinary income portion of the sale should have been reported on my 2014 Form W-2 from my employer but was ...
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What is a reasonable amount of time to wait for a company to correct an incorrect W-2?

My previous employer messed up my FSA in 2015 (see this question for more context if you are curious). I have noticed in filing taxes that my W-2 unfortunately is also incorrect, showing FSA ...
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How do you read the W2 Forms?

I did search through the question and couldn't find one like. This is my first year working so this is my first W2 form I have received. I am confused on how to read this. There are two halves to the ...
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Tax year of HSA contributions on W-2

Payroll is done in arrears on the first of the month. HR promised that HSA contributions for the beginning-of-January 2016 payroll would go in for the 2015 tax year. To make things easier, HR sent ...
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Differences in taxes paid for W2 employee vs. 1099 contractor working on sites like ODesk.com?

Currently, I make about $96000 a year as a W2 employee in the USA. Suppose I were to make the same amount through working on sites like ODesk.com at home. In other words, I would be an independent ...
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What's the proper way of dividing income/deductions wages between two states?

I started 2014 living in WA and working there. Starting on March 15 2014 I got a new job in CA and started working there. However for about three more month my family was still living in WA and was ...
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Moving reimbursement qualifies as accountable, taxed as non-accountable

In the USA in 2014, my moving expense reimbursement met the qualifications for an Accountable Plan, (Pub 512), but my new employer taxed my reimbursement and took the tax out of my paycheck. They ...
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Filing Dual Status Return with one W-2 From Same Company

I was non-resident (NR) alien during first part of the year and became resident (R) alien the second part of the year. I worked for the same company the whole year and was issued W-2. During the non-...
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Should the amounts in W-2 Box 14 appear in Box 14 in TurboTax?

I bought some company stock via ESPP and had my first bundle of RSUs vest. The amounts are both shown in box 14 of my W-2. However, I don't see any value imported into box 14 of my 1040 tax return ...
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ESPP cost bases for 2014 taxes

I participated in a qualified employee stock purchase plan (ESPP) and I'm trying to figure out the cost basis of my stock for tax purposes. When I enrolled for the ESPP the stock price was $29.44, ...
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Any difference between W2 by mail and W2 by e-mail?

I have been filing taxes from the last 2 years in USA. For both of my pervious tax filling I have got W2 forms by mail which looked similar to the following forms. They were both sent by mail and ...
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Permanent resident filing taxes from a UK employer

I am a US permanent resident with a UK employer. My employer tells me they do not issue W2 forms to staff outside UK. What do I do? Is there some other form I should be filling for my taxes?
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Filed as W2 employee but paid erroneously as 1099 employee for 2014

I completed a W4 form when I started my full-time job and received direct deposit payment for 6 months in 2014. Due to a payroll error, I was paid as a 1099 employee (no taxes withheld) even though HR'...
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How do I handle undocumented Income from consulting to a foreign firm

I occasionally do some consulting support (in the US) to a foreign firm. They don't send me any 1099 or W4 documenting the income, though they do a wire transfer to my account. How should I handle ...
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If I'm an independent contractor in Australia, doing small jobs for a company in NY, do I pay taxes to Australia or The US?

I'm an Australian citizen, living in Australia. I've started doing some writing work for a company in NY on a project-by-project basis. The C.O.O asked if I could send him a W2 form. Having done a ...
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Is 401k employer match included in W2 Box 1?

Is 401k employer match included in W2 Box 1?
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How should pre-tax contributions to an HSA show up on a W2?

How should pre-tax contributions to an HSA account show up on a W2 from an employer? I thought they would show up like 401k or similar but that doesn't appear to be the case. If I made $50K and put ...
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I lost my form W-2. How can I recover it so I can file my claim for an income tax refund?

I received my W-2 form a couple of weeks ago in order to acquire my tax refund for the year 2013. My problem started when notice I could not find my W-2 form anywhere. How can I recover it or ask for ...
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Do I need to file W-2 for nanny under age 18?

If I hired a 17-year-old nanny for the summer, I know I don't have to withhold Social Security or Medicare taxes due to her age, but do I still need to file a W-2 form with the Social Security ...
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Tax Form 1099 and hourly worker do i file a W-2 if my employer filed the 1099 for me?

What form do i have to file if my employer filed a 1099 and I work hourly under him - is it a W-2? Where do I pay my taxes on my hourly income - does the IRS have a payment center for the tax I pay? ...
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ESPP cost basis and taxes

I participated in a qualified employee stock purchase plan (ESPP) and the offering period just ended. I put in $5000 and got a 15% discount on the price at the end of the offering period (no lookback ...
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W2 vs 1099 Employee status

I've in the middle of an offer for employment. During negotiations, I've asked for more money due to distance involved (Further by far than I'd normally consider, but the pay raise I'd get is ...