I Pay Employee Share Of Health Care Premiums. Do I Report That As Wages?

When the employer makes payment of the employee's share of health care premiums, the amount paid is considered wages and should be reported as part of the employee's gross wages. When the employer makes payment of the employer's share of the employee's health care premiums, the amount paid is not considered wages and should not be reported as part of the employee's gross wages.

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