Understanding Your W-2

A W-2 form reports an employee's annual wages and the amount of taxes withheld from his/her paychecks.  The W-2 is used by the employee to file an income tax return after each calendar year.  You may reference either of the following documents for an explanation of the amount on each box of your W-2 Form.

The IRS General Instructions for Forms W-2 and W-3, beginning on page 14.

W-2 Wage and Tax Statement Calculations for information specific to State of Kansas Employees


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