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mv281993
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Can i use my w2 from 2015 this year? ididnt do my taaxes for 2015 because i had made under 5,000

 
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DDollar
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Can i use my w2 from 2015 this year? ididnt do my taaxes for 2015 because i had made under 5,000

No, you cannot report your 2015 W-2 on your 2016 tax return.  You may not have been required to file due to your income; however, if you had tax withheld and want to receive a refund you will have to file a 2015 tax return.  Income from 2015 cannot be used to receive a credit on your 2016 taxes.

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DDollar
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Can i use my w2 from 2015 this year? ididnt do my taaxes for 2015 because i had made under 5,000

No, you cannot report your 2015 W-2 on your 2016 tax return.  You may not have been required to file due to your income; however, if you had tax withheld and want to receive a refund you will have to file a 2015 tax return.  Income from 2015 cannot be used to receive a credit on your 2016 taxes.

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