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Interest/Dividends/Other Types of Income - Employee Reimbursements, Form W-2, Wage Inquiries


Rev. date: 1/2010


Should Line 10, Dependent Care Benefits, of my Form W-2 be included when calculating my income?

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The information shown in box 10 of your W-2 is the total amount of dependent care benefits that your employer paid to you or incurred on your behalf. Any amount over $5,000 ($2,500 in the case of a separate return filed by a married individual) is also included in box 1: