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Can I deduct my state taxes due out of my federal income tax refund?

when I e-file, can I deduct $1,066 which is the amount I owe to the state of WV , from my federal refund which is $2,473?

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Can I deduct my state taxes due out of my federal income tax refund?

DoninGA is right on target.  The IRS will not permit state taxes to be taken from the refund.

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Can I deduct my state taxes due out of my federal income tax refund?

No.  Taxes owed cannot be deducted from a tax refund.
In the File section of the program on Step 2 you are given options on how to pay the state taxes owed.
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Can I deduct my state taxes due out of my federal income tax refund?

This was very helpful .. Thank you !!
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Can I deduct my state taxes due out of my federal income tax refund?

DoninGA is right on target.  The IRS will not permit state taxes to be taken from the refund.

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Can I deduct my state taxes due out of my federal income tax refund?

Thank you very much !
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Can I deduct my state taxes due out of my federal income tax refund?

You're welcome!

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