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Line 1, Wages , Salaries, and Tips(p10)


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Enter the total of your wages, salaries, and tips. If a joint return, also include your spouse's income. For most people, the amount to enter on this line should be shown on their Form(s) W-2 in box 1. But the following types of income also must be included in the total on line 1.
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You must use Form 1040A or 1040 if you received dependent care benefits for 2009. You must use Form 1040 if you received employer-provided adoption benefits for 2009.
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Missing or Incorrect Form W-2?(p10)

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Your employer is required to provide or send Form W-2 to you no later than February 1, 2010. If you do not receive it by early February, use TeleTax topic 154 (see page 26) to find out what to do. Even if you do not get a Form W-2, you still must report your earnings on line 1. If you lose your Form W-2 or it is incorrect, ask your employer for a new one.