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clanmcgann
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Wages and social security are differant, which do I use for community property

my w-2 shows box 1 wages less than box 3 & 5. Which box do I use for California Community property income?

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Vanessa
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Wages and social security are differant, which do I use for community property

That is because you either had health insurance through your employer or a 401K or other nontaxable benefit.  

You should have a number in 16 for your CA wages that you would use.

If not, you will use the amount in box 1.

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Vanessa
Level 3

Wages and social security are differant, which do I use for community property

That is because you either had health insurance through your employer or a 401K or other nontaxable benefit.  

You should have a number in 16 for your CA wages that you would use.

If not, you will use the amount in box 1.

**Say "Thanks" by clicking the thumb icon in a post
**Mark the post that answers your question by clicking on "Mark as Best Answer"

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