Open TurboTax

Why sign in to the Community?

  • Submit a question
  • Check your notifications
or and start working on your taxes
Announcements
Your taxes, your way. Get expert help or do it yourself. >> Get started
Close icon
Do you have a TurboTax Online account?

We'll help you get started or pick up where you left off.

cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
dmccombwl
New Member

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?
1 Best answer

Accepted Solutions
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

View solution in original post

2 Replies
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

dmccombwl
New Member

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!

About Community

Learn about taxes, budgeting, saving, borrowing, reducing debt, investing, and planning for retirement.

3.48m
Members

2.61m
Discussions

Manage cookies
v