Massachusetts 2011: Nonresident/Part-Year W-2 Wages
Massachusetts nonresident and part-year resident taxpayers may be taxed on the wages they earn while working in the Massachusetts.
Certain customers, who had multiple W-2 forms for wages earned in Massachusetts (as Nonresidents or Part-Year Residents) may have filed an incorrect Massachusetts tax return.
TurboTax has fixed this issue.
How to tell if you may be impacted
You may be affected if ALL of the following are true:
- You filed a 2011 Nonresident/Part-Year Massachusetts Income Tax Return before April 25, 2012 AND
- You had two or more federal W-2 forms AND
- On one of your W-2 forms, you had ALL of the following conditions:
- In Box 15, you had entries for 2 states
- One of the entries was “MA”
- This “MA” entry did NOT have corresponding amounts in Box 16 and Box 17
If you are affected, you may have underpaid your Massachusetts tax. You may need to amend your Massachusetts tax return.
You can make the corrections yourself.
- To do it yourself, please follow these step-by-step instructions.
- After you make the changes to your tax return, you will need to mail a copy of your amended state return.
- Your printed return will include instructions on how and where to mail it.
- If you need assistance, call us at the phone number in the email.
Or let us do the work for you.
- Please download and print this Authorization Form.
- Complete the form and fax it to us at the number printed at the top of the form.
- A TurboTax representative will contact you (within 15 days) when your corrected return is ready to be securely emailed back to you.
- You can print, sign, and mail the corrected return to the state taxing authority.
If you need to contact us, please use the phone number in the email from TurboTax and tell the representative you’re calling about the Massachusetts 2011: W-2 Wages.