Frequently asked questions on form W-2:
Q: How do I access my electronic W2?
To view your electronic W2, please visit https://my.adp.com.
There is also a step by step guide to help you with the ADP registration process.
Q: What if my personal contact information has changed and needs to be updated?
Faculty and Staff: Corrections to addresses must go through the Human Resources Office.
Students: Changes to addresses must go through the Registrar's Office.
Q: Why is my taxable income different than the year-to-date income on my pay stub?
For most employees, your federal and state taxable income (Box 1 and 17) are determined by taking your gross income and subtracting your pre-tax deductions (health, dental, vision, health care FSA dependent care FSA, health savings account and pension) and adding your imputed income i.e. life insurance coverage reported in Box 12C of your W2.
Q: Why are Medicare wages different than my federal taxable income?
TIAA employee deductions are subject to Medicare taxes. Therefore, you need to add your TIAA deduction back to your federal taxable income to arrive at Medicare wages.
Q: Why are Social security wages different than my Medicare wages?
Social security wage is capped at $137,700 for 2020. There is no cap on Medicare wages
Q: What is the amount under Box 12a, Code C for?
The amount in Box 12, Code C represents imputed taxable income for the cost of group-term life insurance over $50,000. This amount is required by the IRS to be included in Box 1, 3, and 5 of your W2.
Q: What is the amount under Box 12, Code DD for?
The amount in Box 12, Code DD represents the cost of employer-sponsored health coverage. The amount reported with code DD is not taxable. Additional reporting guidance, including information about the transitional reporting rules that apply, is available on the Affordable Care Act Tax Provisions page of IRS.gov.
Q: What tax returns do I have to file and when are they due?
For helpful information on federal taxes, please use the following links: