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12231: NJ - Family Leave Insurance (FLI)

New Jersey

What is New Jersey Family Leave Insurance and how do I enter it?

Family leave insurance is a mandatory contribution withheld from wages by the employer on the employee’s W-2. Excess family leave insurance contributions may be eligible to be deducted on Form NJ-1040 or NJ-1040NR. See the instructions (resident page 41, or nonresident page 25) and complete NJ-2450.

FLI Data Entry

Enter FLI on screen W2 in either one of two ways:

  • FLI can be entered on the W2 screen in box 14, with FLI in the first column and the amount in the second column.

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  • FLI can be entered on the W2 screen in the State Information fields as follows (enter on a line separate from other NJ state tax withholding):
    • Enter NJ in Box 15 ST
    • Enter FLI in Box 15 ST ID Number Field
    • Enter a zero (0) in Box 16 ST wage - State Wage Field
    • Enter the amount of FLI contribution in Box 17 ST tax – State Tax Withheld

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