topic Do you automatically get either the sales tax or income tax deduction? Turbo tax automatically gave me a sales tax deduction - i live in Tx and we have no state tax. in State tax filing https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/state-taxes/discussion/do-you-automatically-get-either-the-sales-tax-or-income-tax-deduction-turbo-tax-automatically-gave/01/583914#M26729 <P>I was completing my tax return and turbo tax automatically gave me the state sales tax deduction. &nbsp;we live in Texas where there is no state income tax. &nbsp;WE did not buy a major purchase (car, boat) so why is Turbo tax giving me this deduction?</P> Wed, 05 Jun 2019 22:56:57 GMT glinka4 2019-06-05T22:56:57Z Do you automatically get either the sales tax or income tax deduction? Turbo tax automatically gave me a sales tax deduction - i live in Tx and we have no state tax. https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/state-taxes/discussion/do-you-automatically-get-either-the-sales-tax-or-income-tax-deduction-turbo-tax-automatically-gave/01/583914#M26729 <P>I was completing my tax return and turbo tax automatically gave me the state sales tax deduction. &nbsp;we live in Texas where there is no state income tax. &nbsp;WE did not buy a major purchase (car, boat) so why is Turbo tax giving me this deduction?</P> Wed, 05 Jun 2019 22:56:57 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/state-taxes/discussion/do-you-automatically-get-either-the-sales-tax-or-income-tax-deduction-turbo-tax-automatically-gave/01/583914#M26729 glinka4 2019-06-05T22:56:57Z The deduction for state sales tax is an estimate of how m... https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/state-taxes/discussion/the-deduction-for-state-sales-tax-is-an-estimate-of-how-m/01/583917#M26730 <P>The deduction for state sales tax is an estimate of how much sales tax you probably paid during the year, based on your income. It's not just for major purchases.&nbsp;The estimate comes from a table published by the IRS. And yes, you get it automatically if it's more than your state income tax, or if you live in a state that has sales tax and no state income tax.</P><P>If you purchased certain specified items you can add the sales tax for the specified items to the amount from the IRS table, subject to some restrictions. The specified items include a motor vehicle, aircraft, boat, a home, or "substantial addition to or major renovation of a home." This applies to only the specific items listed, not to any "major purchase."<BR /></P> Wed, 05 Jun 2019 22:56:59 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/state-taxes/discussion/the-deduction-for-state-sales-tax-is-an-estimate-of-how-m/01/583917#M26730 rjs 2019-06-05T22:56:59Z
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