For How Long Should I Keep My Pay Stubs?
by Rob Seltzer, CPA, PFS
Keep pay stubs until you receive your annual W-2 form. Once you receive your W-2, you should check it for accuracy against the pay stubs. If everything is OK, you can shred the pay stubs for that year. If there is a problem with the W-2, you can use your pay stubs to have the necessary corrections made.
Rob Seltzer is principal of Robert Seltzer, CPA, PFS, in Beverly Hills. You can reach him at (310) 278-9944.
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