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jharmon70
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I forgot to add a w-2 to my 2016 tax return can I now add to my 2017 return?

 
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xmasbaby0
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I forgot to add a w-2 to my 2016 tax return can I now add to my 2017 return?

No you cannot add a 2016 W-2 to a 2017 tax return.  Only income from 2017 can be entered on your 2017 return.  You need to amend your 2016 return to add it to 2016.

To learn more about amending your tax return, please review the information in the following link.https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1908543-do-i-need-to-amend-my-tax-return

Click or tap a tax year for specific amending instructions.

·         2016

·         2015

·         2014

·         2013

Related Information:

·         What does it mean to "amend" a return?

·         Do I Need to Amend my Tax Return?

·         Will amending delay my original tax refund?

·         What is the deadline for filing an amended return?

·         Can I e-file my 1040X to amend my return?

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**

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xmasbaby0
Level 15

I forgot to add a w-2 to my 2016 tax return can I now add to my 2017 return?

No you cannot add a 2016 W-2 to a 2017 tax return.  Only income from 2017 can be entered on your 2017 return.  You need to amend your 2016 return to add it to 2016.

To learn more about amending your tax return, please review the information in the following link.https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1908543-do-i-need-to-amend-my-tax-return

Click or tap a tax year for specific amending instructions.

·         2016

·         2015

·         2014

·         2013

Related Information:

·         What does it mean to "amend" a return?

·         Do I Need to Amend my Tax Return?

·         Will amending delay my original tax refund?

·         What is the deadline for filing an amended return?

·         Can I e-file my 1040X to amend my return?

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**
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