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jasohn210
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My wife changed her maiden name in November 2016 but did not change her name on her W2. Which name should she put on when filing?

 
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SherekaB
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My wife changed her maiden name in November 2016 but did not change her name on her W2. Which name should she put on when filing?

She should put her current name that the Social Security administration has linked to her social security number. This is how she will be identified. She does not have to put what is listed on the W-2 if she has updated her name with the SS administration.

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SherekaB
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My wife changed her maiden name in November 2016 but did not change her name on her W2. Which name should she put on when filing?

She should put her current name that the Social Security administration has linked to her social security number. This is how she will be identified. She does not have to put what is listed on the W-2 if she has updated her name with the SS administration.

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