It should automatically include all payroll data for 2008, based on the paycheck date, not pay periods. We need more info if that isn’t the issue.
Resolution for '2008 issue: 'Correcting 2008 W-2s so it includes Calendar Year 2008 Payroll Info.' available: Yes.
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