# How do you calculate adjusted gross income

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## How do I figure adjusted gross income?

Adjusted Gross Income is simply your

**total gross income minus specific deductions**. Additionally, your Adjusted Gross Income is the starting point for calculating your taxes and determining your eligibility for certain tax credits and deductions that you can use to help you lower your overall tax bill.## What is adjusted gross income and how is it calculated?

Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) is defined as

**gross income minus adjustments to income**. Gross income includes your wages, dividends, capital gains, business income, retirement distributions as well as other income.## How do I calculate adjusted gross income from W2?

**How do I find my adjusted gross income without a W-2?**

- You can find your annual income from the paystub. Add your other sources of income (rent, lottery, etc.) …
- Now add up all of your deductions like you did in the above steps.
- Subtract deductions from the annual income. This value will be your adjusted gross income.

## How do I calculate my adjusted gross income without a W-2?

If you have not yet received your W-2 from your employer, you can calculate your AGI using

**information from your last pay stub of the year**. First, locate your year-to-date earnings on your pay stub. This is the total amount you earned before any taxes or deductions came out of your paychecks.## How do I calculate my AGI from hourly wage?

**Multiply your total annual hours by your hourly wage**to determine an estimate of your gross income. Using the previous example, if you work 2,080 hours per year and receive $20 per hour from your employer, your gross income is $41,600, or 2,080 times $20.

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