Does gross pay or net pay get reflected on W2"s?

I have a last paystub of the year for 2009. I know this is not an indicator of W2's for tax filing purposes, but was wondering which one gets printed on the W2. My YTD gross, which is substantially more, is printed on the last paystub, and then my net pay for each month gets calculated. I am thinking that your... show more I have a last paystub of the year for 2009. I know this is not an indicator of W2's for tax filing purposes, but was wondering which one gets printed on the W2. My YTD gross, which is substantially more, is printed on the last paystub, and then my net pay for each month gets calculated. I am thinking that your gross pay goes in the W2 and then your federal withholdings gets deducted from this. Is this right? I have heard conflicting stories...probably moreso like conflicting opinions and just wanted to know. Help if you can?
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