turbotax icon
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
turbotax icon
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
turbotax icon
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
turbotax icon
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Announcements
Close icon
Do you have a TurboTax Online account?

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

We live in NJ, but my husband works in PA. They took a low amount of local PA taxes, do we have to file a PA state return?

 
Connect with an expert
x
Do you have an Intuit account?

Do you have an Intuit account?

You'll need to sign in or create an account to connect with an expert.

1 Best answer

Accepted Solutions

We live in NJ, but my husband works in PA. They took a low amount of local PA taxes, do we have to file a PA state return?

The only reasons for you to file a PA income tax return, as a NJ resident, is if you operate a business or rental in PA.

Local taxes you paid to a PA municipality should be treated as "taxes paid to another state" when preparing your NJ return.  You get a NJ credit for local taxes paid to PA.

Page 42 of the NJ instructions explain:

http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/current/1040i.pdf

View solution in original post

1 Reply

We live in NJ, but my husband works in PA. They took a low amount of local PA taxes, do we have to file a PA state return?

The only reasons for you to file a PA income tax return, as a NJ resident, is if you operate a business or rental in PA.

Local taxes you paid to a PA municipality should be treated as "taxes paid to another state" when preparing your NJ return.  You get a NJ credit for local taxes paid to PA.

Page 42 of the NJ instructions explain:

http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/current/1040i.pdf

message box icon

Get more help

Ask questions and learn more about your taxes and finances.

Post your Question
Manage cookies