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Do you have to pay New York State Income Tax if you live in New York but work remotely for a Florida based company?

If an employee lives in New York, works independently on project for a Florida based company. No state tax in Florida. Does employee have to pay New York State tax?
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Owing state tax Interest and a result of living in Maryland and working in Virginia

In 2013 I've worked in Virginia and lived in Maryland the entire year. My wife worked in Maryland. My employer withheld state taxes for Virginia (I asked my employer whether he could withhold my ...
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How are part-year California resident income taxes calculated?

For the sake of simplicity, let's suppose that a person's total yearly income is $100,000, all as W2 wages from the same employer. That person lived in one state from January 1 - June 30, and then ...
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When is money in a private stock sale considered income for tax purposes?

I am planning on moving outside of New York state, and I am also selling some shares of stock. The actual papers were submitted and dated before I will leave New York, but the actual wire transfer of ...
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US Tax: Can I modify my state tax return after submitting?

This is the situation I find myself in: I'm a student on F-1 visa, and my wife has been staying with me on a F-2 visa since the last year I wanted to file a married tax return, so as to get the tax ...
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I gave an incorrect account number to pay my income taxes

I used TurboTax to prepare and e-file my federal and New York State tax returns. I owed money on both and I elected to have the amounts debited from a savings account. When the transactions never ...
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Amend 540 to 540NR (California State Tax)

A few of my friends and I are on F1 Visa and had to file our 1040NR and 540NR tax return forms. We used the e-file option at https://www.ftb.ca.gov/ to file our state tax and it had generated a 540 ...
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K-1-P (or Equivalent) from Multiple States

In 2012 and 2013, I worked for a company (LLC) that awarded me shares in the company as a form of compensation (edit: the shares were issued in early 2013). I have since left the company and they ...
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Do I have to pay state taxes on income not earned while living or working in that state?

[All values are approximate] I moved to Pennsylvania, from Maine, last June 1st. I ceased all residency and employment in Maine on the 31st of May. In doing my taxes this year (using HR Block ...
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How do I properly file state income taxes for a 1099-B that has an out-of-state address?

I have a brokerage account with my old address on it from a different state (New York) than my current residence. Therefore the 1099-B and 1099-DIV were issued with the old address on it and I assume ...
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Why do I have to pay Georgia state tax when I work in South Carolina?

I live in Georgia and worked in South Carolina. When I did my tax return, it says I get a refund from South Carolina but have to pay a state tax in Georgia. Can somebody explain this please?
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What is my take home salary in Chicago for 110K annual?

What will be my take home salary in Chicago if I file as married jointly and I have no children. I am the only income earner. What is the effective tax rate and how much federal/state allowances do I ...
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California state taxes on Health Savings Accounts

I recently started an HSA. For federal income taxes this is a great deal because I get to contribute pre-tax and take tax-free distributions for medical expenses, or after age 65 I can take ...
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Can you legally refuse to accept out-of-state income after quitting a job?

When you get income, you are required to pay taxes to a certain state. What if you worked on a W2 job, then quit and moved out of state, and then the accounting department pays you some symbolic ...
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I had to pay an adjustment and interest on an old state tax return. How do I account for this on my later return(s)?

I received a letter from my state's department of revenue saying I owed them an extra $200 because of an error in an old tax return. They also tacked on about another 10% interest for the nearly 2 ...
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Moving mid-year to a no-state-income-tax state (Indiana to Washington)

It is my understanding that if you move from one state to another mid-year, then, depending on the states and the details of the move, in each state, you are generally either taxed only on the exact ...
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Which state do you pay taxes in if you work in a different state than your employer? Specifically, if you live DC and work for a company in New York?

I've been doing some research on paying state taxes while working remotely and I will be consulting a tax advisor or CPA in regards to the matter; however, I love the StackExchange and I wanted to see ...
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Can a non-California resident have CA licence plates & driver's licence without risking being deemed a resident for tax purposes?

I'm a California resident and I'm moving out of state to the East Coast for a new job which is a 2-year contract. I'll most likely end up in California again after the said two years. Do I have to ...
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Do I owe state taxes for a temporary (4 month) residence in California?

During 2012, I spent the first 4 months living in California while in a startup accelerator program. I had a California apartment lease with my name on it during that time. I earned income during ...
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Filling State taxes with different Wages in different states

I am international student and was working in two different states (CA, NJ). I want to fill out both state taxes. In forms they asked me about "Total Wages". Should I put only the wages I got form ...
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Effect of community state laws on nonresident aliens when Married Filing taxes separately?

We are a married couple from India working in CA and we are nonresident aliens for the purpose of taxes for 2012. From what I understand, married people living in a community state like California, ...
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Filing taxes in two states with combined income of over $106,800

A friend of mine resides in CA full time but has two jobs and received a W-2 from California and one from Utah (he never lived in or had residency in Utah). His W-2 from each state was around $70,000. ...
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Which state do saving interests come from?

Suppose you have a banking account opened in state X and you live in state Y. If you earn interests with the account opened in state X, can that be considered income from state X, or should it be ...
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Paid part of my state refund back last year; now must declare the initial amount as income?

Sorry for the terse title, here is a more fleshed out explanation: When I filed my 2011 taxes last year, I received a refund from my state of residence (Arkansas). Later last year I had to amend my ...
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Ohio school tax

My mother recently got a letter from the state of Ohio saying she didn't pay a school tax that was active for her 2010 return. She filed through H&R Block so went there thinking they should be ...
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How to deduct taxes already paid from taxable income on 1040 and 540

I have the following income and taxes paid for 2011 AGI 10000 Fed 800 State 150 SS 80 Medicare 30 CA DIS/SDI 100 ASE-UAW: 25 (Academic Student Employee (ASE) http://www.uaw2865.org/) Neither ...
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What special things should I do if I move from one state to another, and if I have reported income from both states to report to the IRS?

Should I just get my parents to mail the IRS forms from my old address to my new address (when the forms finally come), and then everything will be taken care of? Or are there more steps I need to ...
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How do I recognize full-year gains and losses when I am a part-year resident of a state?

I had a partnership which went bankrupt, and I have 1231 losses from this year. I moved to Oregon in June, and because the losses aren't broken down by month, I just took 7/12 of the losses on my ...
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Is freelance income earned by a U.S. citizen while living abroad subject to state income tax?

My wife is a freelance web developer, formerly residing and paying taxes in NY. She left her job in December 2011. We moved to Italy (where I am employed by the U.S. government) in January 2012. ...
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My state didn't withdraw income tax from my paycheck. What can I do about it?

I started a new job and today I received my first paycheck. However, I noticed that the state (Utah in this case) didn't withhold income tax, even though the Federal withholding was applied. I asked ...