topic Q: W2 box 11 is blank, is this a deferral or distribution? in Retirement tax questions https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/retirement/discussion/q-w2-box-11-is-blank-is-this-a-deferral-or-distribution/01/721976#M69065 <P>(It is a payout of compensation deferred while working. Federal, State and local taxes were withheld but no SSA or Medicare was withheld.&nbsp; (Retired at end of 2015, have been getting deferred comp since then)<BR /></P><BR /> Thu, 06 Jun 2019 15:11:06 GMT nblizard 2019-06-06T15:11:06Z Q: W2 box 11 is blank, is this a deferral or distribution? https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/retirement/discussion/q-w2-box-11-is-blank-is-this-a-deferral-or-distribution/01/721976#M69065 <P>(It is a payout of compensation deferred while working. Federal, State and local taxes were withheld but no SSA or Medicare was withheld.&nbsp; (Retired at end of 2015, have been getting deferred comp since then)<BR /></P><BR /> Thu, 06 Jun 2019 15:11:06 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/retirement/discussion/q-w2-box-11-is-blank-is-this-a-deferral-or-distribution/01/721976#M69065 nblizard 2019-06-06T15:11:06Z If no Social Security or Medicare taxes were withheld, it... https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/retirement/discussion/if-no-social-security-or-medicare-taxes-were-withheld-it/01/721981#M69066 If no Social Security or Medicare taxes were withheld, it seems likely that the amount in box 1 should also be present in box 11.&nbsp;&nbsp;You might want to review this with the former employer. Thu, 06 Jun 2019 15:11:08 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/retirement/discussion/if-no-social-security-or-medicare-taxes-were-withheld-it/01/721981#M69066 dmertz 2019-06-06T15:11:08Z Hello.  Thank you for the response. I checked into the de... https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/retirement/discussion/hello-thank-you-for-the-response-i-checked-into-the-de/01/721985#M69067 Hello.&nbsp;&nbsp;Thank you for the response. I checked into the details of the deferred comp plan and Social Security, Medicare and statutory employment taxes were due in the year the compensation was deferred. So these taxes have already been withheld and paid, and thus not on the W2 for the deferred compensation. Accordingly, the W2 boxes 3-8 are empty (nil) and thus correct.&nbsp;&nbsp;Turbotax internal rules and algorithms should be updated and corrected to not ask a misleading or confusing question and better clarify the rule (IMHO). Thu, 06 Jun 2019 15:11:09 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/retirement/discussion/hello-thank-you-for-the-response-i-checked-into-the-de/01/721985#M69067 nblizard 2019-06-06T15:11:09Z In my original comment, I should have said: If your 2017... https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/retirement/discussion/in-my-original-comment-i-should-have-said-if-your-2017/01/721990#M69068 In my original comment, I should have said:<BR /><BR />If your 2017 W-2 shows no Social Security or Medicare tax withholding, it seems likely that the amount in box 1 should also be present in box 11.<BR /><BR />It appears that your W-2 has been improperly prepared and box 11 should be showing the same amount as is in box 1. Thu, 06 Jun 2019 15:11:11 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/retirement/discussion/in-my-original-comment-i-should-have-said-if-your-2017/01/721990#M69068 dmertz 2019-06-06T15:11:11Z Correction.  Amount in box 1 and 11 are the same. https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/retirement/discussion/correction-amount-in-box-1-and-11-are-the-same/01/722004#M69070 Correction.&nbsp;&nbsp;Amount in box 1 and 11 are the same. Thu, 06 Jun 2019 15:11:12 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/retirement/discussion/correction-amount-in-box-1-and-11-are-the-same/01/722004#M69070 nblizard 2019-06-06T15:11:12Z Ok, then your W-2 is fine. https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/retirement/discussion/ok-then-your-w-2-is-fine/01/722010#M69071 Ok, then your W-2 is fine. Thu, 06 Jun 2019 15:11:15 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/retirement/discussion/ok-then-your-w-2-is-fine/01/722010#M69071 dmertz 2019-06-06T15:11:15Z Answered in the comments. https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/retirement/discussion/answered-in-the-comments/01/722015#M69072 <P>Answered in the comments.<BR /></P> Thu, 06 Jun 2019 15:11:17 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/retirement/discussion/answered-in-the-comments/01/722015#M69072 dmertz 2019-06-06T15:11:17Z
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If no Social Security or Medicare taxes were withheld, it...
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If no Social Security or Medicare taxes were withheld, it seems likely that the amount in box 1 should also be present in box 11.&nbsp;&nbsp;You might want to review this with the former employer.
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Hello.  Thank you for the response. I checked into the de...
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Hello.&nbsp;&nbsp;Thank you for the response. I checked into the details of the deferred comp plan and Social Security, Medicare and statutory employment taxes were due in the year the compensation was deferred. So these taxes have already been withheld and paid, and thus not on the W2 for the deferred compensation. Accordingly, the W2 boxes 3-8 are empty (nil) and thus correct.&nbsp;&nbsp;Turbotax internal rules and algorithms should be updated and corrected to not ask a misleading or confusing question and better clarify the rule (IMHO).
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In my original comment, I should have said: If your 2017...
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In my original comment, I should have said:<BR /><BR />If your 2017 W-2 shows no Social Security or Medicare tax withholding, it seems likely that the amount in box 1 should also be present in box 11.<BR /><BR />It appears that your W-2 has been improperly prepared and box 11 should be showing the same amount as is in box 1.
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<title>Correction.  Amount in box 1 and 11 are the same.</title>
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Correction.&nbsp;&nbsp;Amount in box 1 and 11 are the same.
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