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aje131
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For state taxes I donated my refund.The refund & donation amount are on 1099-G.Should I claim refund and then donation as charitable donation or not input either?

 
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Opus 17
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For state taxes I donated my refund.The refund & donation amount are on 1099-G.Should I claim refund and then donation as charitable donation or not input either?

Yes, you need to report the refund as income and then you can report the donation as a donation to charity.  You'll get an IRS letter and a bill if you don't report the refund as income.

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

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Opus 17
Level 15

For state taxes I donated my refund.The refund & donation amount are on 1099-G.Should I claim refund and then donation as charitable donation or not input either?

Yes, you need to report the refund as income and then you can report the donation as a donation to charity.  You'll get an IRS letter and a bill if you don't report the refund as income.

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

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