What does W2 stand for?

Wage and Tax Statement

A popular financial acronym for the year-end statement an employee receives from his or her employer at the end of the calendar year; contains information such as total earnings and the Federal and State tax withheld.


"Have you done your taxes yet?
No I haven't gotten my W2 yet.
You should contact your employer cause you should have gotten that a month ago."

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Last Updated: February 11, 2015

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