We have employees that work in both WA and Idaho and live in both WA and Idaho. We are an Idaho based company.  ?

Are we required to list the hours worked in Idaho on the W2 for the employees that live in WA?  Washington does not have state tax but Idaho does.

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  • 3 weeks ago

    They are subject to Idaho state tax when working in Idaho, yes.

  • 3 weeks ago

    You don't list HOURS on a W-2.

    You list TOTAL wages on the W-2 REGARDLESS of residence.

    Based on this question YOU hire a professional to TEACH you how to to tax accounting, or hire on to do it for you.

  • zipper
    Lv 6
    3 weeks ago

    If they earn money in Idaho they must pay tax in that state as well, so I would think the answer is YES!

  • 3 weeks ago

    Wages paid for work in Idaho will be shown on the state income part of form W-2. This number will be different from total wages shown in the federal section.

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  • Judy
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    yes of course. Even if they live ein WA they owe Idaho tax on working in ID.

  • 3 weeks ago

    so when you figure out the percentage of time worked in Idaho and Washington, is there someplace on the W2 that you need to enter that information? ______ amount is Idaho wages..... _______ amount is Washington Wages?

    Which box would you put that in?

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    3 weeks ago

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  • 3 weeks ago

    Straight from the source.....

    https://tax.idaho.gov/i-2014.cfm

    >>>Work both in and outside Idaho during the year: You or your employer must compute an Idaho compensation percentage. You can then calculate your Idaho compensation from that job.<<<

  • martin
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    Believe you list the hours all together and let the taxpayer employee handle his own state filings.

  • Anonymous
    3 weeks ago

    Hours are never listed on a W-2.

    Employees who live in Idaho are subject to Idaho state income tax.

    Employees who live in Washington that work in Idaho are subject to Idaho state income tax.

    Employees who live in Idaho but work in Washington are subject to Idaho state income tax.

    Employees who live in Washington and work in Washington are not subject to Idaho state income tax.

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