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Box 2 has $1.18, and it looks like he is getting a refund of just under $200.

As I look at it, I can see that 2 of the numbers in the SSN got transposed, but it's still wrong.


First, you might suggest to the little darling that he could have looked at his papers when they came in close to 2 months ago. Then there would have been plenty of time to contact the employer, point out the error, and get a corrected W-2.

File on paper.

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