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dmccombwl
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As a resident of Michigan, i was working in Illinois as a W2. My employer withheld NO Illinois state tax. Why was there no money withheld by my employer?

Do i NOT file a IL tax return?
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CarolynM
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As a resident of Michigan, i was working in Illinois as a W2. My employer withheld NO Illinois state tax. Why was there no money withheld by my employer?

No, you do not need to file a Illinois tax return. MI and IL have tax reciprocity so residents are not subject to double taxation.

You do owe Michigan on these wages.

For more information, follow these links: 

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/2895760-which-states-have-reciprocal-agreements

Intuit on Tax Reciprocity

http://www.michigan.gov/taxes/0,4676,7-238-75545_43715-154059--,00.html

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CarolynM
Level 1

As a resident of Michigan, i was working in Illinois as a W2. My employer withheld NO Illinois state tax. Why was there no money withheld by my employer?

No, you do not need to file a Illinois tax return. MI and IL have tax reciprocity so residents are not subject to double taxation.

You do owe Michigan on these wages.

For more information, follow these links: 

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/2895760-which-states-have-reciprocal-agreements

Intuit on Tax Reciprocity

http://www.michigan.gov/taxes/0,4676,7-238-75545_43715-154059--,00.html

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dmccombwl
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As a resident of Michigan, i was working in Illinois as a W2. My employer withheld NO Illinois state tax. Why was there no money withheld by my employer?

Thank you very much for the very fast response.  You have taken me from panic to understanding in record time!
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