Box 12 C and DD are what?

Trying to figure out how to report box 12  it is split between C and DD
  • box 12 d to i report it
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Enter your W-2 as written. Those two amounts are for different things. C is for pre-tax life incurance. DD is for what your employer paid for your health insurance. DD does not have to be entered - It does not affect your return, it's info between employer and IRS, and IRS already has their copy of the W-2.
  • what does 12c code E mean
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  • Where did you read that DD does not have to be entered as NYS will not allow me to efile as I entered "more than 4 entries for box 12" and I'd luv to skip entereding it? Thanks!
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Q: what does 12c code E mean


A: Type 403b Retirement plan.   Other Box 12 Codes:
 

A—

Uncollected social security or RRTA tax on tips. Include this tax on Form 1040. See "Other Taxes" in the Form 1040 instructions.

B—

Uncollected Medicare tax on tips. Include this tax on Form 1040. See "Other Taxes" in the Form 1040 instructions.

C—

Taxable cost of group-term life insurance over $50,000 (included in boxes 1, 3 (up to social security wage base), and 5)

D—

Elective deferrals to a section 401(k) cash or deferred arrangement. Also includes deferrals under a SIMPLE retirement account that is part of a section 401(k) arrangement.

E—

Elective deferrals under a section 403(b) salary reduction agreement

 

F—

Elective deferrals under a section 408(k)(6) salary reduction SEP

G—

Elective deferrals and employer contributions (including nonelective deferrals) to a section 457(b) deferred compensation plan

H—

Elective deferrals to a section 501(c)(18)(D) tax-exempt organization plan. See "Adjusted Gross Income" in the Form 1040 instructions for how to deduct.

J—

Nontaxable sick pay (information only, not included in boxes 1, 3, or 5)

K—

20% excise tax on excess golden parachute payments. See "Other Taxes" in the Form 1040 instructions.

L—

Substantiated employee business expense reimbursements (nontaxable)

M—

Uncollected social security or RRTA tax on taxable cost of group-term life insurance over $50,000 (former employees only). See "Other Taxes" in the Form 1040 instructions.

N—

Uncollected Medicare tax on taxable cost of group-term life insurance over $50,000 (former employees only). See "Other Taxes" in the Form 1040 instructions.

P—

Excludable moving expense reimbursements paid directly to employee (not included in boxes 1, 3, or 5)

Q—

Nontaxable combat pay. See the instructions for Form 1040 or Form 1040A for details on reporting this amount.

R—

Employer contributions to your Archer MSA. Report on Form 8853, Archer MSAs and Long-Term Care Insurance Contracts.

S—

Employee salary reduction contributions under a section 408(p) SIMPLE plan (not included in box 1)

T—

Adoption benefits (not included in box 1). Complete Form 8839, Qualified Adoption Expenses, to compute any taxable and nontaxable amounts.

V—

Income from exercise of nonstatutory stock option(s) (included in boxes 1, 3 (up to social security wage base), and 5). See Pub. 525 and instructions for Schedule D (Form 1040) for reporting requirements.

W—

Employer contributions (including amounts the employee elected to contribute using a section 125 (cafeteria) plan) to your health savings account. Report on Form 8889, Health Savings Accounts (HSAs).

Y—

Deferrals under a section 409A nonqualified deferred compensation plan

Z—

Income under section 409A on a nonqualified deferred compensation plan. This amount is also included in box 1. It is subject to an additional 20% tax plus interest. See "Other Taxes" in the Form 1040 instructions.

AA—

Designated Roth contributions under a section 401(k) plan

BB—

Designated Roth contributions under a section 403(b) plan

DD—

Cost of employer-sponsored health coverage. The amount reported with Code DD is not taxable.

EE—

Designated Roth contributions under a governmental section 457(b) plan. This amount does not apply to contributions under a tax-exempt organization section 457(b) plan.

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    It goes in box 12.  Box 12 has 4 lines in it....12a - 12d.  You select the DD from the drop down code box.  DD is there, you have to scroll way down to the bottom of the code box.  Then put the amount in the box on the right side. 

    If you have other codes and amounts you enter them on the next box 12 line.  See screen shots
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      i have in DD 5967.78 where dose it go
      • Jus report as-is with your W-2 - Not anywhere else.
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      Why do I get an invalid number for 12d, using code DD

      • Might be because it's more than FICA wages.
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