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Ask A CPA - Retirement Planning

Active Participant - Retirement Plan Designation

On Form W-2, box 15 will have an X in the box "retirement plan". You are an active participant in a retirement plan if contributions are made or allocated to your account for the plan year that ends within your tax year.

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