How do I complete locality information on the NYS-45?

The NYS-45 has locality wage fields that will not fill unless locality amount types are selected and a valid locality is entered in the State and Local Information portion of the W-2 Return Information tab.

Setting up the W-2 for NYS-45 locality information

  1. Click on the Payer List button.
  2. Double click on the Payer name.
  3. Highlight the recipient.
  4. Double click on the W-2 form in the Form List.
  5. Verify that the necessary amount types are selected:
    1. Click on the Amnts button in the upper right corner.
    2. Click on the Non-Defaults tab above the window on the left.
    3. Select the locality amount types needed.
    4. Click Include to carry them over to the Currently Selected Amount Types listing.
    5. Click OK to close the Amount Types screen.
  6. Click on the Return Information tab.
  7. Add the locality to the State and Local Information section. 
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