This Is The Only Guide You'll Need To Decipher Your W-2

The countdown to tax season is officially underway, and employees should have their W-2 in the mail by Jan. 31. 

That’s the easy part. Deciphering the form(s) is the real challenge, and unfortunately, you won’t get anywhere with the IRS without them. Luckily, tax preparer service H&R Block has come up with this handy infographic on the ins and outs of the W-2. 

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Understanding Your W2 Form

The Complete Guide To The W-2 Form via H&R Block

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