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claesgdstroem
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My son 17 years old earned $2,654 in 2016 and got a W-2. Do I need to include his W-2 in my filing?

 
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Lisa995
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My son 17 years old earned $2,654 in 2016 and got a W-2. Do I need to include his W-2 in my filing?

No, your son would file his own return. 

With income that low, he doesn't have a filing requirement, so he would only need to file a return if there is federal withholding shown on Box 2 of the W2 that he wants to get refunded.

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Lisa995
Level 12

My son 17 years old earned $2,654 in 2016 and got a W-2. Do I need to include his W-2 in my filing?

No, your son would file his own return. 

With income that low, he doesn't have a filing requirement, so he would only need to file a return if there is federal withholding shown on Box 2 of the W2 that he wants to get refunded.

♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♥Lisa♥ ¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪

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