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mstoe29
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If in 2017, I paid over $3000 in back taxes for 2015. Will I be able to put this amount on my 2017 taxes? If yes, where?

 
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Coleen3
Intuit Alumni

If in 2017, I paid over $3000 in back taxes for 2015. Will I be able to put this amount on my 2017 taxes? If yes, where?

No, federal income tax paid is never deductible on a federal return.However, if it were state income taxes, you would be able to deduct them. They would go on Sch A.

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Coleen3
Intuit Alumni

If in 2017, I paid over $3000 in back taxes for 2015. Will I be able to put this amount on my 2017 taxes? If yes, where?

No, federal income tax paid is never deductible on a federal return.However, if it were state income taxes, you would be able to deduct them. They would go on Sch A.

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mstoe29
New Member

If in 2017, I paid over $3000 in back taxes for 2015. Will I be able to put this amount on my 2017 taxes? If yes, where?

Thanks! What about the additional fees and penalties charged?
Coleen3
Intuit Alumni

If in 2017, I paid over $3000 in back taxes for 2015. Will I be able to put this amount on my 2017 taxes? If yes, where?

No, sorry.
SweetieJean
Level 15

If in 2017, I paid over $3000 in back taxes for 2015. Will I be able to put this amount on my 2017 taxes? If yes, where?

No. But some States let you claim Federal taxes paid on the State return.
DoninGA
Level 15

If in 2017, I paid over $3000 in back taxes for 2015. Will I be able to put this amount on my 2017 taxes? If yes, where?

Federal income taxes owed and paid for a prior tax year are not reported on nor deductible on a federal tax return.

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