How to Read Form W-2 Wage and Tax Statement
Understanding Form W-2
You will need to report all wages you earned from your job or jobs during the year. Your employers are required to provide you with Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement. Form W-2 must be mailed out or hand-delivered to you no later than January 31st.
Description of Various Boxes and Codes found on Form W-2
Form W-2 is structured with several boxes. Into each box goes an amount. A description of the various boxes and codes found on Form W-2 is provided.