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Completing the W-2 for Retirement Contributions

Date: December 28, 2020
The Basics: Always check the Retirement Plan in Box 13. Do not show the amount for employER contributions. Do show the amount(s) and code(s) for employEE salary deferral contributions in Box 12.

To prepare W-2s for our church employees, where does retirement contribution information go?

Download this one-page guide that explains the different types of contributions, along with whether and how to report them properly.