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Questions tagged [state-income-tax]

For questions relating to state income taxes. For most questions, a state-specific tag should also be included.

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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 ...