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Grocery food is not subject to sales tax in Maryland, but some food is taxed depending on category or preparation. So you must have had a combination of grocery and taxable foods. One of the cheaper items you purchased was subject to a whopping penny of sales tax. http://taxes.marylandtaxes.com/Individual_Taxes/Taxpayer_Assistance/Individual_Tax_FAQs/...


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If you did not pay for electronic submission of the state forms, it is your responsibility to print and mail the state return. This is normally done as one of the final steps of the interview process, of you can tell Ttax to print those forms for you.


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If by work you mean he is an employee, NJ and PA have an agreement sourcing employment income where you reside, so both your incomes go on your NJ return(s). If you mean any other kind of income-producing activity, such as a contractor, sole proprieter, partner, S corp, nonelecting LLC, active investor, etc., tax treatment may different and is very likely ...


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You should talk to a tax professional because these rules can get complicated. You'll need to determine if you fit some specific definitions for either state then determine how much, if any, of your income needs to be reported to that state's tax authority. Some of the criteria is very narrow and the way you use your home in NY will impact your tax status ...


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If you know you will have a big bill, like braces. and you fully expect to hit the deductible then it can make sense. The deductible can trip some people up, because if they put too much into the limited purpose FSA and don't hit the deductible for the regular insurance policy, they can't get to all the money in the FSA. Because you have the ability to ...


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There are two flavors of 529 accounts the prepaid ones and the ones where the amount you invest is totally up to you. In the prepaid ones you purchase by the year or by the semester. The younger the child the lower the cost. The big risk is that if the child decides to not go to school in that state many of the benefits disappear. For example this is how ...


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This site has what appears to be a comprehensive listing of plan benefits by state. I don't know where you're planning to move, but here's Oregon's for example: Contributions to an Oregon 529 plan of up to $2,300 (for 2015) by an individual, and up to $4,600 by a married couple filing jointly, are deductible in computing Oregon taxable income, with a ...


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States have made sales tax more confusing by expanding some categories and shrinking or eliminating other categories. In days of old there were taxes on items, and specific taxes on other small categories such as fuel and cigarets . In many states there were taxes implemented state wide, and in other cases they only applied to a specific city or region. As ...


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