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Can i claim taxes i paid on a gambling win on a standard return or can i only do this by itemizing

 
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Texas Roger
Level 15

Can i claim taxes i paid on a gambling win on a standard return or can i only do this by itemizing

When you enter the W-2G showing the winnings, you enter the tax withholding amounts at the same time. You get credit for the amount withheld on your tax return just as you would for taxes withheld on a W-2 for income. 

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SweetieJean
Level 15

Can i claim taxes i paid on a gambling win on a standard return or can i only do this by itemizing

Do want to deduct gambling  losses as well?
Anonymous
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Can i claim taxes i paid on a gambling win on a standard return or can i only do this by itemizing

if I can on a standard return.  i don't have enough to itemize to even get me close to standard deduction married filing jointly. gambling win was1805.00 and they took out433.00 fed 72.00 state and36.00 local
SweetieJean
Level 15

Can i claim taxes i paid on a gambling win on a standard return or can i only do this by itemizing

Yo cannot deduct losses on a Standard return.
Anonymous
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Can i claim taxes i paid on a gambling win on a standard return or can i only do this by itemizing

Thanks s SweetieJean...I don't want to claim my losses, I just want to claim the taxes I paid.
Texas Roger
Level 15

Can i claim taxes i paid on a gambling win on a standard return or can i only do this by itemizing

When you enter the W-2G showing the winnings, you enter the tax withholding amounts at the same time. You get credit for the amount withheld on your tax return just as you would for taxes withheld on a W-2 for income. 

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