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Relocation expense reimbursement

We need to reimburse employee relocation expense from 1 state to another states through payroll. Some expense is taxable that need to report on box 1, 3, and 5 on w2 and some expense qualify for non taxable which need to report on box 12 with code P on w2. Are we setup as deduction or earning to process payroll. our payroll rep from Paycom advise should setup as deduction code.

Comments

  • If you are referring to relocation expenses for 2018, please refer to the 2018 tax reform. Relocation paid in 2018 on is taxable to employees.

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