Originally Posted by Skyhawk
There are several national tax preparation franchise operators who give their tax "experts" a 10 week training class and then put them to work preparing tax returns. I have seen generally very good results from the payroll tax specialty firms, but even they must get an occasional "10 week wonder".
I decided that an "exempt" wages tag was not sufficient to not report. The taxpayers other items for this year make the consequences of including it contrary to the way it was reported almost zero so ... I reported the sum as wages and attached the w2.