Questions tagged [income-tax-refund]

This tag is to be used for questions related to refund of income taxes from a tax authority. A country tag should also be specified along with this tag, as tax rules vary from region to region.

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How to file for a U.K. income tax refund after you return to your own country?

I live in Spain. I worked in the UK for 6 months only, being taxed around 70 pounds a month. I am back in Spain now. I was told I could get a tax refund for not hiting the minimum. I earned around ...
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Can I claim moving expenses if I my company paid for the relocation?

I moved from Pittsburgh, PA to San Jose, CA for a new job. My new company paid me $7500 after tax (13,340 before tax). This amount is included in box 1 of my W-2 which I think means it is classified ...
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U.S. nonresident alien: Is my state tax refund taxable?

I am nonresident alien student in US from India and filing 2016 federal tax using 1040-NREZ. I used itemized deductions in 2015 federal taxes (standard deductions). I received state tax refund last ...
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Is Maryland's Wynne Tax Refund taxable on my federal return?

In 2015, the Supreme Court found a local taxation detail in Maryland unconstitutional as double taxation (Comptroller of the Treasury of Maryland v. Wynne). Residents who doubly paid could then fill ...
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Are tax federal or state tax refunds taxable in the next tax year?

If I get a refund from IRS and or from a state tax agency, will that refund be considered taxable income for the next year's federal or state income taxes?
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If I claim a dependent who owes back taxes, is my refund at risk?

He has had his "refund" confiscated by the IRS in past years to pay back taxes, but didn't make any money last year. He lived with me for the entire year. I want to claim him as a dependent on my ...
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How do I sign into the IRS to check the status of my refund?

I would like to check on the status of my refund. I have a username and password for the IRS written down, but I can't find the login page.
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I have not yet got my United States tax refund for 2015, don't know why

I filed taxes for 2015 and had to verify identity. I called, and they said that I proved identity, but I never got the refund. I called IRS several times. They kept telling me that nothing was wrong. ...
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Does my tax refund need to be as close to zero dollars as possible?

Am I doing my taxes wrong? I am receiving around 1000 dollars in tax refund, and someone tells me it should be as close as to zero as possible, I thought the tax refund was government giving back most ...
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Income Tax Filing for Invoices that are for client supplies/infrastructure

Can someone provide me information on how taxes are impacted in the following scenario: I am a web developer My clients are charged for infrastructure setup fees (such as hostnames, servers, etc) ...
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Will the IRS automatically pay me back if I paid them too much?

After the 2015 tax season, the IRS sent me a bill for my 2014 tax (because I made an amendment), which I paid immediately. A few days later, a check from the IRS for my 2015 arrived, which I ...
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Get rebate if investment tax credits exceed taxes due?

If I get a large investment tax credit that exceeds the taxes that I owe, do I get a tax refund, or is the credit lost? If excess credits cannot be turned into a refund can I defer them to another ...
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Where to report 1042-S income on California form 540 NR long

In 2015 I was a research scholar in California for 4 months on J1 visa. After I returned to my home country I got a 1042-S form (rather than W-2) from the research organization for which I was working....
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How to submit missed LIC premium receipt and reimburse in Tax filing using cleartax.in

I missed to submit one of my LIC premium receipt for reimbursement. As the deadline is over and I am filing using clearTax.in site, Does anyone know how to submit the LIC premium receipt and get ...
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Withdrawal of provident fund

It has been one year I've worked with an multi-national company and now I am quitting my job and flying abroad. I want to close my provident fund account and get the money credited to me. What is the ...
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How to declare foreign benefits in German tax refund?

I did an internship in Germany last year and now I am trying to fill the tax refund papers with the Elster online tool. I received the summary of paid taxes etc. from the company and my German income ...
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Amendment After 3 Years That Increases the Tax

I had filed 2010 US tax returns to the best of my knowledge using one of the famous online websites. Fast forward now (2014), I realized that I was in US for half a year and should have filed as ...
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Filing 1040-NR when I have been outside the US the entire year?

Hypothetical Scenario: I work as an employee (not a contractor) of a US corporation based in UT I am not a permanent resident of the US (i.e. no green card or US citizenship) I am an Indian citizen ...
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To know if you have filed taxes before in Canada?

I am in Canada, I recently filed my taxes with HR block I was supposed to get close to $3500 back accord to HR Block because I hadn't filed for two years(at least I am 95% sure I have). I just got a ...
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W2 has shows only one state tax

I am an international student and was working for a company for my summer internship (June to Sept) in Minnesota and hence was taxed as per minnesota.For my fall(Sept-Dec) I returned to california and ...
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How to minimize over-withholding of taxes

I want to lower the amount of taxes I pay in a year. Currently I claim 1 federal and IL allowances Additional amounts deducted for FED and State (ILLINOIS): $0.00. I'm single and don't have any ...
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In my US income tax return, is it okay to use my spouse bank account for direct deposit?

We file as "married, separately", and my name does not show in my spouse bank account. In my US income tax return, is it okay to use my spouse bank account for direct deposit? Any concerns?
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Pay down a big loan or pay off a small one? [duplicate]

I have two student loans I would like to pay off: A: $6000 - 6.5% B: $3000 - 6.5% I am receiving a tax refund of a bit over $3000. I am not sure whether to pay off B in one fell swoop to get it ...
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What documents are needed for taxes to qualify my adopted child who is blind as a child with a disability?

What documents do I need when filing taxes to qualify my adopted child as a child with a disability (blindness) with regards to IRS requirements in the United States? We have medical documentation we ...
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How to reduce deduction amount in salary

For my 58333 Total anual CTC, these are total deductions 1800 - Company Contribution to PF 0167 - Group Personal Accident Insurance 0833 - Group Mediclaim Insurnace 1042 - Gratuity 0200 - ...
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If I make a loss in trading stocks, can I state it as a loss of investment in the tax refunds?

I was wondering if I could turn around my losses (a little bit) to help with my tax refunds. If I have negative total profit from trading stocks/investments, will it help increase my tax refunds? I'...
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Income tax paid in India as well as in U.S. Anyways to claim double taxation?

I had been on Short Time Assignment for 92 days (1-Jan-2014 to 1-Apr-2014) in U.S. During this period income tax on my salary (for duration of my stay in U.S) has been deducted in India. I also ...
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Do I need to pay state tax if I lived in a state for less than a week?

I lived and worked in Washington state for the most of 2014. At the very end I moved to California on the 28th of December, so technically I lived three days in the state of California (being ...
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Self employed, putting away tax money

I am starting to get behind on taxes for my business and in an effort to catch up I'm putting profit towards the taxes. Where can I store it other than my bank? I'm worried I will spend the money, I ...
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Worked as a non-resident alien in the US (Canadian citizen and resident) for a few months under a TN visa, how do I file a tax refund?

For a few months in 2014 I worked as a non-resident alien under a TN Visa in the U.S. I am a Canadian citizen and resident. I only worked a few months so I shouldn't have to pay much in taxes, but ...
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Paid extra tax. Do I need to get a corrected 1099G?

I got a state income tax refund for tax year 2013 from the state of Maryland last year (2014). That refund is correctedly stated on the 1099G I received. However, subsequent to getting the refund, ...
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Why would one W-2 give so much more back than the other?

I'm a single male with no dependents. I had two W-2s for this year, one of which showed a gross earning of ~$30,000 while the second was for ~$20,000. When I fed the first one into TurboTax, I got a ...
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Not receiving a tax refund because local taxes weren't withheld on my paycheck?

For instance, if the local New York City tax wasn't taken out of my paycheck, does that directly affect my tax refund? From what I understand the calculation for a tax refund is dependent on whether ...
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Income tax return for 2013 in Germany - how to?

I am going to give my income tax return (Einkommensteuererklärung) in Germany for the first time. I don't want to pay that crazy money for a tax consultant just to tell me whether I have filled it in ...
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Making Money on your Tax Return

So both Turbo Tax and H&R Block offered a deal this year where if you requested your federal return in e-gift cards, they would give you a 5 to 10% bonus based on the service you requested. Let's ...
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Regarding FICA and MEDFICA tax return!

FICA and MEDFICA were deducted from my income this fiscal year by error by employer. When I notified my employer they immediately notified the payroll agency and stopped deducting those taxes from the ...
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Income Tax Refund

I used to work in Maryland, United States from 1999 to 2002. During this I paid all taxes: Federal Income Tax Social Security Tax Medicare Tax MD State Income Tax I returned back to India during ...
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Why does the IRS only return half of your money when you overpay on taxes?

I was using the IRS tax caclulator and came across this oddity. If I'm overpaying on my taxes, i.e. paying money I don't owe, then why is the expected amount I will be given back less than half by the ...
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If my annual taxes are less than $18.5k, does it mean I get to refund them all?

I've just started working in Australia and the way taxes work here are quite new to me. I've read somewhere (can't find the link!) that the maximum tax refund you can get per year is $18.5k. Does ...
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CRA made a mistake in our favour

This was in a review of a previous tax return. The error is high four figures which translates into a low four figures refund. Do they keep copies of the documentation? What are the chances they ...
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What to do if a state and federal refund is denied direct deposit?

I helped my girlfriend file both her state and federal taxes this year. We 'share' a bank account, but her name is not on the account (the bank currently does not offer joint accounts, otherwise it ...
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I lost my form W-2. How can I recover it so I can file my claim for an income tax refund?

I received my W-2 form a couple of weeks ago in order to acquire my tax refund for the year 2013. My problem started when notice I could not find my W-2 form anywhere. How can I recover it or ask for ...
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How do I claim moving tax deductions in new year?

How do I claim my moving expenses incurred in 2013 in my 2014 tax return? I won't be filing 2013 tax return because I didn't work in 2013 tax year. I recently moved to US and will start job from 2014. ...
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IRS returns more money than my calculation - how can I find out where I was wrong?

A couple of months ago I filed the 2012 tax returns. I was expecting a few thousands USD for a refund. Finally, the payment was received in my bank account, and I noticed that the actual refund was ...
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Filing Form 7004 if an LLC's only members are husband and wife

I need to file tax extensions. I already know I need to file Form 4868: Application for Automatic Extension of Time To File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return. I expect a refund, so I'm sending no ...
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Tax return accepted, amended return rejected

My original tax return was efiled and accepted by both US and state. I originally forgot to include daycare expenses for my daughter which would have provided an additional several hundred dollars to ...
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How will I be repaid my income tax allowance after paying full tax

I have been paying full income tax since the start of my first job in September 2011. The personal allowance for the year 2011-2012 is £7475. Will I receive a cheque from HMRC for the amount I have ...
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I messed up on my tax return… what do I do now? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a mistake I made on my income tax filing? [US] So I just did some recalculating on my taxes and realized that I made a gross error (in my favor fortunately). ...
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Side work taxes higher if regular job salary higher?

Simple question. If Person A makes $150,000 at their regular job (W2) and brings in $5,000 on a side job (1099-MISC), do they owe more in taxes on the $5,000 versus Person B, who earns $50,000 (W2) at ...
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The IRS incorrectly changed my return. Is it too late to do anything about it?

My wife and I purchased a home last year and claimed the first-time homebuyer credit. After filing, we received a notice that our return had been changed, and our refund had been adjusted down exactly ...