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California Employer, Virginia Resident

Hello -

 

I am a full-time VA resident that works remotely for my employer in CA, never a CA resident. My state withholdings are for VA. Am I required to file taxes in CA and VA, with CA taxes on the non-resident tax form?

 

Thank you,

Tom 

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California Employer, Virginia Resident

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California Employer, Virginia Resident

@Critter-3 's answer is correct if you're a W-2 employee.  But if you're an independent contractor (you receive a 1099-MISC instead of a W-2), any income you derive from services provided to California customers is taxable by CA.  See this reference:

https://www.coblentzlaw.com/california-office-of-tax-appeals-gives-precedential-authority-to-bindley...

**Answers are correct to the best of my ability but do not constitute tax or legal advice.**

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