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Form W-2

Wage and Tax Statements, Forms W-2, are sent to all employees each January for salary, wage, and other payments processed through the payroll system during the prior calendar year. All active employees will receive Form W-2s by January 31. Form W-2s for inactive employees will be mailed to the most current address on file no earlier than January 1.

W-2 Box Descriptions

Box Title Description  
a Employee’s SSN Number Employee Social Security Number as appears in Illinois State University’s HR/Payroll records
b Employer Federal ID Number Illinois State University’s EIN
c Employer’s name, address and zip code Illinois State University Payroll Dept., address and zip code
d Control Number University Use Only
e/f Employee’s Name, Address, and Zip Code Employee’s name & address as it appears in Illinois State University’s HR/Payroll records
1 Wages, Tips and Other Compensation Total gross earnings less all pre-tax deductions
2 Federal Income Tax Withheld Total amount of federal income taxes withheld
3 Social Security Wages Taxable Social Security wages calculated by taking total gross earnings and subtracting all pre-tax deductions which fall under IRS code section 125. Maximum Wage Limit CY2013 $113,700
4 Social Security Taxes Withheld 6.2% of Box 3-Taxes withheld for Social Security
5 Medicare Wages and Tips Taxable Medicare wages calculated by taking total gross earnings and subtracting all pre-tax deductions which fall under IRS code section 125. No maximum.
6 Medicare Tax Withheld 1.45% of Box 5-Taxes withheld for Medicare and 0.09% Additional Medicare on wages in excess of $200,000
7 Social Security Tips N/A
8 Allocated Tips N/A
9 N/A N/A
10 Dependent Care Benefits Total Dependent Care benefits reduced from earnings
11 Non-Qualified Plans N/A
12a-d Code C Imputed income value of Group-Term Life Insurance.
12a-d Code E Total 403(b) employee contributions from earnings
12a-d Code G Total 457 (b) deferred compensation plans reduced from earnings
12a-d Code P Excludable reimbursed moving expenses paid directly to employee(Not included in Boxes 1,3 and 5)
12a-d Code DD Cost of employer-sponsored health coverage. The amount reported with code DD is not taxable.
13 Retirement Plan This box should be checked for employees who are participants in either the staff retirement plan.
14 Other - Code T Taxable fringe benefit value of employer-provided tuition in excess of $5,250
14 Other - Code U Health Reimbursement (MCAP) benefits reduced from earnings
15 State State of Illinois
15 Employer's State ID Illinois State University’s state ID number
16 State Wages, Tips, etc. Total gross earnings less all pre-tax deductions
17 State Income Tax State income taxes withheld
18 Local wages, tips, etc. N/A
19 Local income tax N/A
20 Name of Locality N/A
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