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nlvann
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At this point it shows that I will owe Michigan tax, that is not correct as retired state employees on the plan I have, do not have to pay tax.

 
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IsabellaG
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At this point it shows that I will owe Michigan tax, that is not correct as retired state employees on the plan I have, do not have to pay tax.

In the federal section, after you enter your 1099-R for your state retirement fund, you will reach the screen Where Is This Distribution From? Make sure that you select Qualified government or public pension. See the screenshot below.

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IsabellaG
Employee Tax Expert

At this point it shows that I will owe Michigan tax, that is not correct as retired state employees on the plan I have, do not have to pay tax.

In the federal section, after you enter your 1099-R for your state retirement fund, you will reach the screen Where Is This Distribution From? Make sure that you select Qualified government or public pension. See the screenshot below.

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**Mark the post that answers your question by clicking on "Mark as Best Answer"

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