State of Domicile?
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Level 1

State of Domicile?

I moved to Washington DC (staying with a friend) from Pennsylvania to be closer to my job in Virginia. I don't plan to stay there no longer than 2 years. Which state would be considered my state of domicile? 

My drivers license, voting registration, and vehicle registration are in Pennsylvania.

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State of Domicile?

If you intend to return to Pennsylvania, it may be your state of domicile; however, for state tax purposes you are now a resident of Washington DC.  You should file a Washington DC Resident (or part year resident) return for the time you lived in DC. 

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Level 1

State of Domicile?

Thank you!

Level 15

State of Domicile?

If state of domicile is PA then you are a resident of PA and a non-resident of DC.

That's how I understand it .

That's how it was explained to me by a tax auditor in the Oregon Dept of Revenue.

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