Baltimore, MD asked in Tax Law for Maryland

Q: If I worked a total of 3 jobs in 2017 Can I only input 1 W2 then file an amended return after I receive the return?

I worked at a total of 3 jobs in 2017 at one job I filed exempt from withholding and when I enter only the information of the W-2 where I claimed exempt from withholding it says I will get a return, but when I enter all 3 jobs it says I owe money. My question is Can I legally only enter the W-2 that has me getting a return and after I receive the return file an amended return and add the other jobs in or would putting only one w-2 in then filing an amended return be considered tax fraud?

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Linda Simmons Campbell
Linda Simmons Campbell
  • Tax Law Lawyer
  • Burlington, CT

A: If you intentionally file an incorrect return you are committing tax fraud.

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