Taxable Income $69,728.00, Total Tax $0.00, Total Payments/Credits $4,180.00, Amount to be Refunded $4,180.00, Effective Tax Rate 0.0%
Taxable Income $ 107,189.00, Total Tax $3,106.00, Total Payments/Credits $2,437.00, Payment Due $669.00
Question: Why calculated taxable Income (and consequently the tax amount) in Oregon is much higher than what we made in this state, while I got full refund of entire paid taxes (zero tax to CA)? Is there a possibility of a mistake? It look like the option to avoid double taxation was against CA? Does Oregon tax our CA income even before we move to OR?
You had no double taxed income in either state, so should not have taken that credit on either return. It would probably be easiest for you to simply delete both returns and start over, doing CA first, then OR. Be very careful entering amounts and state codes in the state portions of your W-2s. When you are asked about double taxed income, say No. You may have other errors, but his is a great place to start to make corrections. And no, OR does not tax your CA income before you move there. You should be able to delete state returns by following these instructions: