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Level 3

No W2 received

My daughter was a full time student in PA in 2018 through graduation in May.  She worked some hours on weekends during that time and earned a total of a few hundred dollars.  In November she relocated to WY for a job.  So she is filing a federal return obviously, and no WY state return as there is no state income tax there.  The question is does she need to file a PA state return?  She did receive a W2 from the company where she earned that few hundred dollars?

 

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Level 11

No W2 received

check the state website for the minimum requirements

If you are under then minimum , then no need to file unless you want to get any withholdings back
Employee Tax Expert

No W2 received

Yes, she will have to file.  In PA, the filing requirement is that anyone who earns at least $33 of taxable income must file a tax return, even if no income taxes are due.  She can file as part-year resident of the state.