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Filing Taxes and W-2s

What is to be used for actual gross income, my husband’s x wife’s w2 is based on federal non taxable items, such as flex benefits. Her w2 which she provides is almost 12K different from her last pay stub. but, yet my husbands last pay stub is his w2. Her Actual gross income should be used and her last pay stub vs. last pay stub?

Gross income for child support purposes includes salary plus some benefits. If the benefits reduce expenses that an employee would ordinarily pay such as car expense, housing, meal subsidy, those benefits are considered income and added to the actual salary amount.