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Return Information Notice - Code GC

The withholding claimed on your return has been revised to the amount that we could verify with the Employment Development Department (EDD).  We also considered any W-2’s and forms 1099 reporting withholding that you provided with your tax return.

Why did I receive this notice code?

The amount you entered on the California income tax withheld line did not match the amount on your form W-2 or other documents, or we could not verify. This commonly occurs when:

  • You did not total the withholdings from your Forms W-2 correctly.
  • Withholding is from a state other than California.
  • Real Estate and other withholding is entered on the wrong line.
  • Local tax or SDI is claimed in error.

What do I need to do?

Compare your tax return to your Form W-2 and make sure you entered the correct amount. State withholding is in box 17.

If you agree with the revision, you do not need to contact us. Please update your records. If a revised balance due exists, please pay the amount due.

If you do not agree, If you have documentation supporting the original amount of withholding claimed, please contact us.

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