Where do I enter the Personal Property Tax I paid?
You’ll find this deduction listed under the Deductions & Credits section of your federal tax return.
Here's how to enter your personal property taxes:
- Open (continue) your return in TurboTax.
(To do this, sign in to TurboTax and select the Take Me to My Return button.)
- Search for "personal property taxes" and select the “Jump to” link.
- Answer Yes to Did you pay personal property taxes in 2017?
- On the How much did you pay in personal property taxes during 2017? screen enter your info, and select Continue.
To qualify for this deduction, the personal property taxes you paid must have been:
- Charged on personal property you own
- Based only on the value of the personal property
- Charged on an annual basis (regardless of how often it’s collected)
If you paid a tax on your car in one of the few states where car registration fees aren't deductible, you can claim it as personal property tax, if it meets the above qualifications.
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