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MyName
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Pennsylvania deductions

New to PA.  Am I reading correctly - PA really has no tax deductions?   Such as medical, which in NJ had been a big help on state taxes.

 

 

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DavidS127
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Pennsylvania deductions

Yes, you are correct that Pennsylvania law does not allow standard deductions, deductions for personal exemptions, itemized deductions, or deductions for personal expenses.

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DavidS127
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Pennsylvania deductions

Yes, you are correct that Pennsylvania law does not allow standard deductions, deductions for personal exemptions, itemized deductions, or deductions for personal expenses.

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re2boys
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Pennsylvania deductions

PA does allow deductions for unreimbured business expenses and 529 plan contributions.  See https://www.revenue.pa.gov/FormsandPublications/FormsforIndividuals/PIT/Documents/rev-637.pdf

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