How does the IRS know that the W-2 is a pastor's?

How does the IRS know that a W-2 belongs to a pastor and that the church just didn't withhold FICA and medicare?

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Jan 07, 2013
IRS W-2
by: Anonymous

the IRS knows by the W-3 you submit with the W-2

Jan 22, 2013
w-3
by: Anonymous

whats a w3?

Jan 24, 2013
W-3 Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements
by: Vickey

A W-3 (Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements) is a summary of your W-2 forms. The W-3 and copy A of all W-2s must be mailed to the Social Security Administration no later than the end of February.

Please see this page on completing a W-3 for more details.

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