How do I add New Jersey state information to a W-2 form?

Adding New Jersey information to a W-2

  1. Click on the Payer List button.
  2. Choose the payer.
  3. Click on the Payer State Info button.
  4. Click Add
  5. Choose NJ from the State drop down menu.
  6. Enter the applicable state information. The State ID for W-2 will flow to W-2 forms when New Jersey is chosen on the W-2.
  7. Click Save.
  8. Click OK.
  9. Double click on the payer name.
  10. Choose the recipient to add state information to. If the recipient does not yet exist, create the recipient by clicking Add Recipient.
  11. Double click on the W-2 in the Form List. If the W-2 does not yet exist, click Add Form.
  12. Navigate to the Return Information tab in the W-2 data entry screen.
  13. Choose the NJ from the State drop down menu. Make note of whether New Jersey is listed first or second.
  14. If the Data Entry Method is set to Year-End:
    1. Click on the Dollar Amounts tab and enter the applicable state information. State One Wages and State One Withheld will refer to the state listed first in the Return Information tab. State Two Wages and State Two Withheld will refer to the second state.
    2. Click Save.
    3. Click OK.
  15. If the Data Entry Method is set to Quarterly:
    1. Click Save on the W-2 data entry screen.
    2. Click OK.
    3. Click the Add Transaction link to create a new transaction.
    4. Enter the applicable state information. State One Wages and State One Withheld will refer to the state listed first in the Return Information tab on the W-2. State Two Wages and State Two Withheld will refer to the second state.
    5. Click Save.
    6. Click OK.

Combined NJ Unemployment Insurance, Workforce Development Partnership Fund/Supplemental Workforce Fund (UIWFSWF)

There are three ways to capture this information.

  • On the W-2 Return Information tab, Box 14 field, enter the label and amount. For example, enter "UIWFSWF $123.45" or "UIWFSWF 123.45" (anything more than this gets truncated - 123456789.12 translates to 12345).
  • Use one of the customized amount types (Misc Deduction One - Five). Change the Short Name to UIWFSWF and check the box "Print short name and value in: Box 14". Enter up to 999.99 in the customized amount type (anything more than 999.99 gets truncated). For more information on this, see the How do I customize an amount type? article.
  • In the Transaction, use the Amount Type of "NJ UI/WrkforceDv/SupplWorkFund". Enter up to 999.99 (anything more than 999.99 gets truncated). For more information on this, see the How do I add an amount type to a W-2 form? article.


Disability Insurance Withheld (DI)

There are three ways to capture this information.

  • On the W-2 Return Information tab, Box 14 field, enter the label and amount. For example, enter "DI $999.99" or "DI 999.99" (anything more than this amount gets truncated - 123456789.12 translates to 12345).
  • Use one of the customized amount types (Misc Deduction One - Five). Change the Short Name to DI and check the box "Print short name and value in: Box 14". Enter up to 999.99 in the customized amount type (anything more than 999.99 gets truncated). For more information on this, see the How do I customize an amount type? article.
  • In the Transaction, use the Amount Type of "NJ Disability Ins Prem With". Enter up to 999.99 (anything more than 999.99 gets truncated). For more information on this, see the How do I add an amount type to a W-2 form? article.


Family Leave Insurance Withheld (FLI)

There are three steps to capture this information. 

  1. Enter the amount of Family Leave Insurance Withheld (FLI) in Locality One Tax Withheld or Locality Two Tax Withheld field.
  2. Enter "FLI" in the corresponding Locality One Name or Locality Two Name field.
  3. For FLI Private Plans only: on the W-2 Return Information tab, Box 14 field, enter the label FLIPP# followed by the plan number. For example, enter "FLIPP# 99999999999".
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